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noun

any of several North American titmice of the genus Psaltriparus, which construct long, pendent nests.

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Origin of bush tit

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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  • Typical representatives of this Black-eared Bushtit are present in the southeastern sector of Coahuila.

British Dictionary definitions for bush tit

bushtit
/ (ˈbʊʃˌtɪt) /

noun

any small grey active North American songbird of the genus Psaltriparus, such as P. minimus (common bushtit): family Paridae (titmice)
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