missel thrush


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mis·sel thrush

 (mĭs′əl)
n.
Variant of mistle thrush.

missel thrush

(ˈmɪsəl)
n
(Animals) a variant spelling of mistle thrush
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Noun1.missel thrush - large European thrush that feeds on mistletoe berriesmissel thrush - large European thrush that feeds on mistletoe berries
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
genus Turdus, Turdus - type genus of the Turdidae
Translations
Misteldrossel
References in periodicals archive ?
IT'S named after the missel thrush, one of the birds who spread it by eating the white berries.
THE song thrush in Warwickshire was called the throstle, and its cousin the missel thrush was known as the hoarse thrush because its song is never as sweet.