thros·​tle ˈthrä-səl How to pronounce throstle (audio)
: thrush entry 1
specifically : song thrush

Word History


Middle English, from Old English — more at thrush

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of throstle was before the 12th century

Dictionary Entries Near throstle

Cite this Entry

“Throstle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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