winnard

noun

win·​nard
ˈwinə(r)d
plural -s
dialectal, England
: the European redwing

Word History

Etymology

probably by shortening & alteration from German dialect weingartdrossel winnard, literally, vineyard thrush, from German weingarten vineyard (from Middle High German wīngarte, from wīn wine—from Old High German—+ garte garden, from Old High German garto) + drossel thrush, from Old High German droscala

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“Winnard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/winnard. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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