eastern phoebe

noun

Definition of eastern phoebe

: a common phoebe (Sayornis phoebe) of eastern North America that is grayish brown above with darker head and grayish white breast

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First Known Use of eastern phoebe

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Eastern phoebe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eastern%20phoebe. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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