ouzel

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noun ou·zel \ˈü-zəl\
variants: or less commonly

Definition of ouzel

  1. 1a :  blackbird 1ab :  ring ouzel

  2. 2 :  dipper 2

Origin and Etymology of ouzel

Middle English ousel, from Old English ōsle — more at merle


First Known Use: before 12th century


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