- any of several North American titmice of the genus Psaltriparus, which construct long, pendent nests.
Origin of bush tit
An Americanism dating back to 1880–85
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- any small grey active North American songbird of the genus Psaltriparus, such as P. minimus (common bushtit): family Paridae (titmice)
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