winnard

noun
win·​nard | \ ˈwinə(r)d \
plural -s

Definition of winnard

dialectal, England
: the European redwing

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History and Etymology for winnard

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 24 Jun. 2021.

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