Definition of verdin
: a very small yellow-headed bird (Auriparus flaviceps) of arid scrubland that is related to the chickadee and is found from Texas to California and southward to Mexico
Origin and Etymology of verdin
borrowed from French, “a green songbird of Indochina,” alteration of verdon, verdun “bunting, yellowhammer,” from vert “green” + -on, diminutive suffix — more at verdant
First Known Use: 1881
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