blackpoll warbler

[ blak-pohl ]
/ ˈblækˌpoʊl /

noun

a North American warbler, Dendroica striata, the adult male of which has the top of the head black.

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Origin of blackpoll warbler

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85; black + poll1
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