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noun war·bler \ˈwȯr-blər\

Simple Definition of warbler

  • : any one of many different kinds of small singing birds that live in America and Europe

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of warbler

  1. 1 :  one that warbles :  singer, songster

  2. 2 a :  any of numerous small chiefly Old World oscine birds (family Sylviidae) many of which are noted songsters and are closely related to the thrushes b :  any of numerous small brightly colored American oscine birds (family Parulidae) with a usually weak and unmusical song —called also wood warbler

Illustration of warbler

Circa 1611

First Known Use of warbler

circa 1611


WARBLER Defined for Kids

warbler

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noun war·bler \ˈwȯr-blər\

Definition of warbler for Students

  1. 1 :  an Old World bird related to the thrush and noted for its musical song

  2. 2 :  a brightly colored American bird having a song that is usually weak and not musical




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