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verdin

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noun ver·din \ˈvər-dən\

Definition of verdin

  1. :  a very small yellow-headed bird (Auriparus flaviceps) of arid scrubland that is related to the chickadee and is found from Texas to California and southward to Mexico



Origin of verdin

French, a green songbird of Indochina, alteration of verdon, verdun bunting, yellowhammer, from vert green, from Old French verd, vert


First Known Use: 1881

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