worm-eating warbler


: a warbler (Helmitheros vermivorus) of the eastern U.S. of chiefly terrestrial habits that is olivaceous above and creamy below with black and buffy stripes on the crown

Word History


worm entry 1 + eating, present participle of eat

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“Worm-eating warbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/worm-eating%20warbler. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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