Definition of tomtit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɒmtɪt/


A popular name for any of a number of small active songbirds:
  • British The blue tit. NZ The black-and-white New Zealand tit (Petroica macrocephala, family Eopsaltridae). Australian The yellow-tailed thornbill (Acanthiza chrysorrhoa, family Acanthizidae)..
Example sentences
  • In this area you may see the brown creeper, tomtit, robin, bellbird, rifleman, wood pigeon, falcon and kea.
  • There are fernbirds and tomtits that should also return.
  • The bush has abundant bird life, including the bellbird, tomtit, rifleman, wood pigeon and grey warbler.

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