vaunted adj. \VAWN-tud\ : highly or widely praised or boasted about Did You Know? The verb vaunt has been used since the 15th century
Two common birds that often get mistaken for one another are the northern mockingbird and the gray catbird. Both are in the Mimidae, or mimid, family. They are remarkable song birds, and many species are especially skilled in mimicry of a wide variety of sounds. The name “Mimidae” is Latin for “mimic”.