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ˈtɪtˌmaʊs; -ˌmaɪstit·mouse

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. titmouse, titnoun

    small insectivorous birds


  1. titmousenoun

    Any small passerine bird of the family Paridae, which are found in the woods of the northern hemisphere and of Africa.

  2. Etymology: From titmose, compound of tit#Etymology 3 and mase, from maisōn (compare mees, Meise, meisingr), from maisaz (compare meis, mejzel). The plural is formed in imitation of the otherwise unrelated mouse.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Titmousenoun

    or tit. A small species of birds.

    Etymology: tijt, Dutch, a chick or small bird; titlingier, Islandick, a little bird: tit signifies little in the Teutonick dialects.

    The nightingale is sovereign of song,
    Before him fits the titmouse silent be,
    And I unfit to thrust in skilful throng,
    Should Colin make judge of my foolerie. Edmund Spenser.

    The titmouse and the peckers hungry brood,
    And Progne with her bosom stain’d in blood. Dryden.


  1. titmouse

    Baeolophus is a genus of birds in the family Paridae. Its members are commonly known as titmice. All the species are native to North America. In the past, most authorities retained Baeolophus as a subgenus within the genus Parus, but treatment as a distinct genus, initiated by the American Ornithological Society, is now widely accepted.


  1. titmouse

    A titmouse is a small songbird from the family Paridae, typically found in North America and Eurasia. These birds are characterized by their small size, soft plumage, short wings and tails, strong feet suitable for perching, and stout, pointed beaks ideal for eating seeds and insects. Titmice are often gray or brownish, with lighter underparts and unique head patterns.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Titmousenoun

    any one of numerous species of small insectivorous singing birds belonging to Parus and allied genera; -- called also tit, and tomtit

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of titmouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of titmouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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