fieldfare

[ feeld-fair ]

noun
  1. a European thrush, Turdus pilaris, having reddish-brown plumage with an ashy head and a blackish tail.

Origin of fieldfare

1
before 1100; Middle English feldefare (with two f's by alliterative assimilation), Old English feldeware perhaps, field dweller

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fieldfare

/ (ˈfiːldˌfɛə) /


noun
  1. a large Old World thrush, Turdus pilaris, having a pale grey head and rump, brown wings and back, and a blackish tail

Origin of fieldfare

1
Old English feldefare; see field, fare

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