tufted titmouse

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tufted titmouse

n.
A bluish-gray titmouse (Baeolophus bicolor) of eastern and southern North America, having a crest on its head and brown flanks.
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tuft′ed tit′mouse


n.
a gray titmouse, Parus bicolor, of the E and midwestern U.S., having a crested head.
[1825–35, Amer.]
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Noun1.tufted titmouse - crested titmouse of eastern and midwestern United Statestufted titmouse - crested titmouse of eastern and midwestern United States
titmouse, tit - small insectivorous birds
genus Parus, Parus - type genus of the family Paridae
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