Definition of Mistletoe thrush
1. Noun. Large European thrush that feeds on mistletoe berries.
Generic synonyms: Thrush
Group relationships: Genus Turdus, Turdus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mistletoe Thrush
Literary usage of Mistletoe thrush
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1. A History of British Birds by William YARRELL, Howard Saunders, Alfred Newton (1874)
"THE MISTLETOE-THRUSH is one of the largest species of the genus, and, though not so numerous anywhere as the Song-Thrush and Blackbird, is yet nowadays very ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The second species to which the name applies is distinguished as the mistletoe-thrush, or, by corrupt abbreviation, the missel- thrush.1 It is known also in ..."
3. Transactions by Thomas Southwell, Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society (1889)
"The mistletoe thrush is found all the year in England, and is much commoner than it used to be, according to the testimony of everybody, and what everybody ..."
4. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"Oberlin, Ohio, Wilson Bull. (Ornith), (N. Ser.), 10, 1903, (87- 91, with text fig.). Whitaker, J. Strange nesting-place for a mistletoe thrush ..."
5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The second species to which the name applies is distinguished as the Mistletoe-Thrush, or, by corrupt abbreviation, the Missel- Thrush.1 It is known also in ..."