whitethroat

noun

white·​throat ˈ(h)wīt-ˌthrōt How to pronounce whitethroat (audio)
: any of several birds with white on the throat: such as
a
: an Old World warbler (Sylvia communis) with rusty upper parts and largely pale buff underparts

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1674, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of whitethroat was circa 1674

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“Whitethroat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whitethroat. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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whitethroat

noun
white·​throat ˈhwīt-ˌthrōt How to pronounce whitethroat (audio)
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