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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mavis mean? 

MAVIS (noun)
  The noun MAVIS has 1 sense:

1. common Old World thrush noted for its song

  Familiarity information: MAVIS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

MAVIS (noun)

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Common Old World thrush noted for its song

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Nouns denoting animals


mavis; song thrush; Turdus philomelos; throstle

Hypernyms ("mavis" is a kind of...):

thrush (songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast)

Holonyms ("mavis" is a member of...):

genus Turdus; Turdus (type genus of the Turdidae)

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