mistle thrush

noun mis·tle thrush
variants: or less commonly missel thrush \ˈmisəl-\

Definition of mistle thrush

:a large European thrush (Turdus viscivorus) that has closely spotted underparts and feeds on mistletoe berries called also mistletoe thrush

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Origin and Etymology of mistle thrush

obsolete English mistle, missel mistletoe, from Middle English mistel, from Old English


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