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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the European long-tailed titmouse; -- so called from the shape of its nest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of the long-tailed titmouse, Parus caudatus or Acredula caudata: so called from its curious large, pensile, bottle-shaped nest. See cut under titmouse.


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