mavis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Irish Queen Mab.

Noun[edit]

mavis (plural mavises)

  1. song thrush.
    • Alfred Lord Tennyson, Claribel
      At midnight the moon cometh, / And looketh down alone; / Her song the lintwhite swelleth, / The clear voiced mavis dwelleth []

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

māvīs

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of mālō