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ou·zelalso ou·sel (o͞o′zəl)
[Middle English osel, from Old English ōsle.]
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2. (Animals) an archaic name for the (European) blackbird
[Old English ōsle, related to Old High German amsala (German Amsel), Latin merula merle1]
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|Noun||1.||ouzel - common black European thrush |
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
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