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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

FUFFIT, n. The long-tailed tit, Aegithalos caudatus roseus (e.Lth. 1886 C. Swainson Brit. Birds 31).

[Origin onomat., from the bird's call.]

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