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Definition of Turdus merula

Turdus merula
Ousel Ou"sel, n. [OE. osel, AS. ?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 Turdus merula), and the mountain or ring ousel (Turdus torquatus). [Written also ouzel.] Rock ousel (Zo["o]l.), the ring ousel. Water ousel (Zo["o]l.), the European dipper (Cinclus aquaticus), and the American dipper (C. Mexicanus).
Turdus merula
Blackbird Black"bird (bl[a^]k"b[~e]rd), n. (Zo["o]l.) In England, a species of thrush (Turdus merula), a singing bird with a fin note; the merle. In America the name is given to several birds, as the Quiscalus versicolor, or crow blackbird; the Agel[ae]us ph[oe]niceus, or red-winged blackbird; the cowbird; the rusty grackle, etc. See Redwing.

Meaning of Turdus merula from wikipedia

- The common blackbird (****us merula) is a species of true thrush. It is also called the Eurasian blackbird (especially in North America, to distinguish...
- 1951 ****us merula, the common blackbird Percnodaimon merula, a butterfly from New Zealand Dendrocincla merula, the white-chinned woodcreeper Merula (cr****)...
- Lars Widenfalk. It was named 'Blackbird' after the common blackbird (****us merula) because of its coloring. The idea of constructing a musical instrument...
- twelfth edition of his Systema Naturae as ****us migratorius. The binomial name derives from two Latin words: ****us, "thrush", and migratorius from migrare...
- insectivorous or omnivorous birds in the genus ****us of the wider thrush family, ****idae. The genus name ****us is Latin for "thrush". The term "thrush" is...
- It is a mixture of a few phrases like those of the common blackbird (****us merula) inters****d with whistles, guttural squeaks and call notes. This is...
- given name, probably after the identical Dutch name for the blackbird (****us merula). It has also been used as a surname. Notable people with the name include:...
- Elk/Moose (national animal) Alces alces Eurasian blackbird (national bird) ****us merula  Tanzania Giraffe Giraffa camelopardalis  Thailand Elephant (national...
- 1831, and still bears its original scientific name, ****us philomelos. The generic name, ****us, is the Latin for thrush, and the specific epithet refers...
- word could have been suggested by the word ouzel, meaning a blackbird (****us merula). The earliest citation recorded by the dictionary dates from 1858....
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