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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. common black European thrush;
[syn: blackbird, merl, merle, ouzel, ousel, European blackbird, Turdus merula]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.] (Zool.) 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.] [1913 Webster] Rock ousel (Zool.), the ring ousel. Water ousel (Zool.), the European dipper (Cinclus aquaticus), and the American dipper (Cinclus Mexicanus). [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Blackbird \Black"bird\ (bl[a^]k"b[~e]rd), n. (Zool.) 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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Turdus merula n 1: common black European thrush [syn: blackbird, merl, merle, ouzel, ousel, European blackbird, Turdus merula]