white-throated dipper


Definition of white-throated dipper

: dipper sense 2a(2) Most visitors stagger from Dovedale's car park to the famous stepping stones, the more observant ones spotting the white-throated dipper, looking for prey below the bubbling waters of the Dove. — Sue Price and Guy Corbett-Marshall, Guardian (London, England), 20 Mar. 2010

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First Known Use of white-throated dipper

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“White-throated dipper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-throated%20dipper. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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