mistle thrush

[ mis-uhl ]
/ ˈmɪs əl /

noun

a large, European thrush, Turdus viscivorus, that feeds on the berries of the mistletoe.

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Also called missel thrush.

Origin of mistle thrush

1765–75; obsolete mistle (Old English mistel) mistletoe
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British Dictionary definitions for mistle thrush

mistle thrush

missel thrush

/ (ˈmɪsəl) /

noun

a large European thrush, Turdus viscivorus, with a brown back and spotted breast, noted for feeding on mistletoe berries

Word Origin for mistle thrush

C18: from Old English mistel mistletoe
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