Grace's warbler

noun

ˈgrāsə̇z-
variants or less commonly Grace warbler
: a gray-and-white warbler (Dendroica graciae) black-streaked above with a yellow throat and chest and common in the southwestern U.S. and adjacent Mexico

Word History

Etymology

after Grace D. Coues †1925, sister of Dr. Elliott Coues †1899 American ornithologist who discovered it

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“Grace's warbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grace%27s%20warbler. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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