black-crested titmouse


Definition of black-crested titmouse

: a titmouse (Baeolophus atricristatus synonym Parus atricristatus) of Texas, Oklahoma, and Mexico that has a black crest and that is sometimes considered as belonging to the same species as the tufted titmouse

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First Known Use of black-crested titmouse

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Black-crested titmouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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