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ma·vis

 (mā′vĭs)
[Middle English, from Old French mauvis, probably from mauve, seagull, mew.]

mavis

(ˈmeɪvɪs) or

mavie

n
(Animals) a popular name for the song thrush
[C14: from Old French mauvis thrush; origin obscure]

song′ thrush`


n.
a common Eurasian thrush, Turdus philomelos, with a melodious song.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mavis - common Old World thrush noted for its songmavis - common Old World thrush noted for its song
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
genus Turdus, Turdus - type genus of the Turdidae