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  1. a small brownish European songbird, Cyanosylvia svecica, related to the thrushes, the male of which has a blue throat: family Muscicapidae
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Examples from the Web for bluethroat

Historical Examples of bluethroat

  • At Driftwood, a bluethroat was caught on August 28, 1952, in a trap set among willows.

    Birds Found on the Arctic Slope of Northern Alaska

    James W. Bee

  • The Bluethroat is well named, and having once seen this charming little warbler, it is by its blue throat it will be remembered.

    Egyptian Birds

    Charles Whymper