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garden warbler

noun
1.
any of several small brownish-grey European songbirds of the genus Sylvia (warblers), esp S. borin, common in woods and hedges: in some parts of Europe they are esteemed as a delicacy
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  • In size it is somewhat greater than the garden warbler, which it resembles in its homely attire.

    Reptiles and Birds Louis Figuier
  • And the garden warbler is by no means found in every garden; probably I did not hear it more than twice.

    Fresh Fields John Burroughs

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