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n. pl. tit·mice (-mīs′)
Any of several small insectivorous songbirds of the family Paridae of woodland areas, especially members of the genus Baeolophus, such as the tufted titmouse.
[Alteration (influenced by mous, mouse) of Middle English titmose : tit- (probably from Old Norse tittr, small peak, pin, titmouse) + mose, titmouse (from Old English māse).]
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n, pl -mice
(Animals) (usually plural) any small active songbird of the family Paridae, esp those of the genus Parus. See tit1
[C14 titemous, from tite (see tit1) + mouse]
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n., pl. -mice (-ˌmaɪs)
any of various small, stout-billed songbirds of the family Paridae, esp. of the genus Parus, found in most of the world outside of Australasia and South America.
[1275–1325; Middle English tit(e)mose (see tit1); mose, Old English māse titmouse, c. Old High German meisa titmouse, Old Norse meis- in meisingr kind of bird]
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chickadee - any of various small grey-and-black songbirds of North America
blue tit, Parus caeruleus, tomtit - widely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head
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titmouse[ˈtɪtmaʊs] N (titmice (pl)) [ˈtɪtmaɪs] → paro m
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