Mavis



[mey-vis] /ˈmeɪ vɪs/

noun, British (chiefly Literary) .
1.
a song thrush.
[mey-vis] /ˈmeɪ vɪs/
noun
1.
a female given name.
/ˈmeɪvɪs/
noun
1.
a popular name for the song thrush
n.

“song thrush,” c.1400, mavys, from Old French mauvis, of unknown origin; related to Spanish malvis. Breton milfid is a French loan word.

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