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mis·tle thrushalso mis·sel thrush (mĭs′əl)
A thrush (Turdus viscivorus) of Eurasia and North Africa that feeds on berries, especially those of mistletoe.
[From obsolete missel, mistletoe, from Middle English mistel, from Old English; see mistletoe.]
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mistle thrush(ˈmɪsəl) or
(Animals) a large European thrush, Turdus viscivorus, with a brown back and spotted breast, noted for feeding on mistletoe berries
[C18: from Old English mistel mistletoe]
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|Noun||1.||mistle thrush - large European thrush that feeds on mistletoe berries|
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
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n → Misteldrossel f
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mistle thrush[ˈmɪslˌθrʌʃ] n → tordela
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