black-poll warbler

noun
variants: or less commonly blackpoll \ ˈblak-​ˌpōl How to pronounce blackpoll (audio) \

Definition of black-poll warbler

: a North American warbler (Dendroica striata) having the top of the head of the male bird black when in full plumage

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First Known Use of black-poll warbler

1771, in the meaning defined above

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“Black-poll warbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black-poll%20warbler. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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