Pronunciation: (rob'in),[key] —n. 1. any of several small Old World birds having a red or reddish breast, esp. Erithacus rubecula, of Europe.
2. a large American thrush, Turdus migratorius, having a chestnut-red breast and abdomen.
3. any of several similar thrushes of the New World tropics, not necessarily having reddish underparts, as T. grayi(clay-colored robin), of Mexico and Central America. Also called robin redbreast(for defs. 1, 2).
Pronunciation: (rob'in),[key] —n. a male or female given name: derived from Robert.