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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin aucellus, from Vulgar Latin *avicellus, *avicella, diminutive form of Latin avis.

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NounEdit

auzel m (oblique plural auzels, nominative singular auzels, nominative plural auzel)

  1. bird (flying animal)
    • c. 1130, Jaufre Rudel, canso:
      Lanquan li jorn son loc en may / M'es belhs dous chans d’auzelhs, de lonh [...].
      Since the days are long in May, I love the soft songs of far-off birds.

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