Definition of tomtit in English:


Line breaks: tom¦tit
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).
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    • 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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