American water ouzel

noun
a water ouzel of western North America
Syn: ↑Cinclus mexicanus
Hypernyms: ↑water ouzel, ↑dipper
Member Holonyms: ↑Cinclus, ↑genus Cinclus

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  • ouzel — Ousel Ou sel ([oo^] z l), n. [OE. osel, AS. [=o]sle; akin to G. amsel, OHG. amsala, and perh. to L. merula blackbird. Cf. {Merle}, {Amsel}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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