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Definition of ouzel

ouzel
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).
Ouzel
Ouzel Ou"zel, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Ousel. The mellow ouzel fluted in the elm. --Tennyson.

Meaning of ouzel from wikipedia

- The ring ouzel (****us torquatus) is a European member of the thrush family, ****idae. It is the mountain equivalent of the closely related common blackbird...
- Ouzel may refer to: Common blackbird or ouzel, a species of thrush, all-black in the male Lord Howe thrush or ouzel, an extinct subspecies of the island...
- The River Ouzel /ˈuːzəl/, also known as the River Lovat, is a river in England, and a tributary of the River Great Ouse. It rises in the Chiltern Hills...
- known in Britain and America, respectively, as the water ouzel (sometimes spelt "ousel") – ouzel originally meant the only distantly related but superficially...
- The Ouzel Galley was an Irish merchant ship that set sail from Dublin in the late seventeenth century and was presumed lost with all hands when she failed...
- The ouzel usage survived later in poetry, and still occurs as the name of the closely related ring ouzel (****us torquatus), and in water ouzel, an alternative...
- include the blue-fronted jay, Sierra chickadee, Sierra hermit thrush, water ouzel, and Townsend's solitaire. As one ascends into the Hudsonian zone, birds...
- also supports a variety of upland habitat birds, including raven and ring ouzel. Birds of prey include the merlin, hen harrier and the red kite, a national...
- Play media The American dipper (Cinclus mexic****), also known as a water ouzel, is a stocky dark grey bird with a head sometimes tinged with brown, and...
- The River Great Ouse forms its northern boundary; a tributary, the River Ouzel, meanders through its linear parks and balancing lakes. Approximately 25%...
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