wood warbler

noun
1.
warbler ( def 2 ).
2.
a yellowish-green European warbler, Phylloscopus sibilatrix.

Origin:
1810–20

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wood warbler
 
n
1.  a European woodland warbler, Phylloscopus sibilatrix, with a dull yellow plumage
2.  See warbler another name for the American warbler

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wood warbler

any of several members of the songbird family Parulidae (formerly Compsothlypidae or Mniotiltidae, order Passeriformes). They are New World birds distinct from the true warblers of the Old World (see warbler).

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The yellow warbler is a medium-sized, foliage-gleaning wood warbler.
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