yellow warbler

noun

Definition of yellow warbler

1a : a small North American warbler (Dendroica petechia) very common throughout the U.S. and frequently breeding in shade trees in cities and villages and having the male bright yellow with brown streaks on the underparts
b : any of various related warblers of Central America and the West Indies
2 dialectal, England : willow warbler

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“Yellow warbler.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yellow%20warbler. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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