- a large European thrush, Turdus viscivorus, with a brown back and spotted breast, noted for feeding on mistletoe berries
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
Birdsa large, European thrush, Turdus viscivorus, that feeds on the berries of the mistletoe. Also called missel thrush.
- obsolete mistle (Old English mistel) mistletoe 1765–75