field fare

fieldfare

[feeld-fair]
noun
a European thrush, Turdus pilaris, having reddish-brown plumage with an ashy head and a blackish tail.

Origin:
before 1100; Middle English feldefare (with two f's by alliterative assimilation), Old English feldeware perhaps, field dweller

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fieldfare (ˈfiːldˌfɛə)
 
n
a large Old World thrush, Turdus pilaris, having a pale grey head and rump, brown wings and back, and a blackish tail
 
[Old English feldefare; see field, fare]

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