Rock ousel
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}.] (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}.] [1913 Webster]

{Rock ousel} (Zo["o]l.), the ring ousel.

{Water ousel} (Zo["o]l.), the European dipper ({Cinclus aquaticus}), and the American dipper ({Cinclus Mexicanus}). [1913 Webster]


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  • 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or {Turdus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water ousel — 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinclus aquaticus — 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cinclus Mexicanus — 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Merula merula — 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ouzel — 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turdus merula — 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Turdus torquatus — 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}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of several species of European thrushes, especially the blackbird ({Merula merula}, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Llyn Cowlyd — View looking north east down the length of the lake Location Snowdonia National Park, North Wales Coordinates …   Wikipedia

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