Thrush vs Prunella - What's the difference?

thrush | prunella |


As a noun thrush

is any of several species of songbirds of the family turdidae, often with spotted underbellies such as the bluebird, nightingale, and american robin have or thrush can be a fungal infection caused by candida , now especially of the vagina; candidiasis.

As a proper noun prunella is

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thrush

English

(wikipedia thrush) (Turdidae)

Etymology 1

From a combination of (etyl) ).

Noun

(es)
  • Any of several species of songbirds of the family Turdidae, often with spotted underbellies such as the bluebird, nightingale, and American Robin have.
  • (US, colloquial) A female singer.
  • Derived terms
    * song thrush * true thrush

    Etymology 2

    Origin uncertain; perhaps compare Icelandic Þröstur .

    Noun

    (es)
  • A fungal infection caused by Candida , now especially of the vagina; candidiasis.
  • Synonyms
    * candidiasis
    Derived terms
    * oral thrush

    See also

    * candida * turdiform

    prunella

    Etymology 1

    From the genus name.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any member of the genus Prunella of herbaceous plants, the allheals.
  • Etymology 2

    Perhaps from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (-)
  • (medicine) angina, or angina pectoris
  • (medicine) thrush
  • Derived terms
    * prunella salt

    Etymology 3

    (etyl) prunelle, probably so called from its colour resembling that of prunes.

    Noun

    (-)
  • A smooth woollen stuff, generally black, formerly used for making shoes and clergymen's gowns; a kind of lasting.
  • (Webster 1913)