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great tit

noun
1.
an Old World titmouse, Parus major, yellowish green above with white cheeks.
Origin of great tit
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • A great-tit has a note very much like the "pink, pink" of a chaffinch, which he occasionally uses.

    In a Cheshire Garden Geoffrey Egerton-Warburton
  • It is not at all uncommon to see a great-tit with a crooked tail, slightly sickle-shaped.

    In a Cheshire Garden Geoffrey Egerton-Warburton
British Dictionary definitions for great-tit

great tit

noun
1.
a large common Eurasian tit, Parus major, with yellow-and-black underparts and a black-and-white head
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