golden pileolated warbler

noun (1)

Definition of golden pileolated warbler

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a Pacific coast warbler (Wilsonia pusilla chryseola) similar to but brighter in color than the pileolated warbler

pileolated warbler

noun (2)
pi·​le·​o·​lat·​ed warbler | \ ˈpīlēəˌlātə̇d-\

Definition of pileolated warbler (Entry 2 of 2)

: a northwestern warbler that is a variety (Wilsonia pusilla pileolata) of Wilson's warbler distinguished by a brighter olive green on the upper parts and a deeper yellow beneath

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History and Etymology for golden pileolated warbler

Noun (2)

pileolated capped, from Latin pilleolus, pileolus small cap (diminutive of pilleus, pileus felt cap) + English -ate + -ed (hair)

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