merle

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the taxonomic name; from Latin turdus (thrush) and merula (blackbird), giving rise to the French merle, from Proto-Indo-European *ams- (black, blackbird), see also Breton moualch (ouzel), Welsh mwyalch (blackbird, thrush), English ouzel

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merle (plural merles)

  1. The Eurasian blackbird, Turdus merula.
  2. Any blackbird.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

merle (uncountable)

  1. A type of mottled colouration on dogs.

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin merula, probably through the Late Latin masculine form merulus (compare Italian merlo, Spanish mirlo).

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merle m (plural merles)

  1. Eurasian blackbird (Turdus merula)

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Italian[edit]

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merle f

  1. plural of merla