Any one of numerous species of small insectivorous singing birds belonging to Parus
and allied genera; -- called also tit
, and tomtit
. [1913 Webster
" The blue titmouse (Parus cœruleus), the marsh titmouse (Parus palustris), the crested titmouse (Parus cristatus), the great titmouse (Parus major), and the long tailed titmouse (Ægithalos caudatus), are the best-known European species. See Chickadee."