Pronunciation: (tit'mous"), [key]
—pl. -micePronunciation: (-mīs"). [key]
any of numerous, widely distributed, small songbirds of the family Paridae, esp. of the genus Parus, having soft, thick plumage and a short, stout, conical bill. Cf. tufted titmouse.
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