whitethroat

noun white·throat \ ˈhwīt-ˌthrōt , ˈwīt- \

Definition of whitethroat

: 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

First Known Use of whitethroat

circa 1674


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