Fieldfare definition

fēldfâr
An Old World thrush (Turdus pilaris) having gray and reddish-brown plumage.
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A European thrush (Turdus pilaris) with a grayish head and brown wings.
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A large thrush, Turdus pilaris, a bird of Eurasia.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fieldfare
Plural:
fieldfares

Origin of fieldfare

  • Middle English feldfare from Old English feldeware error for feldefare perhaps feld field field -fare goer (from faran to go per-2 in Indo-European roots)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin uncertain, perhaps present in Old English.

    From Wiktionary