leaf warbler


noun

any of several small, greenish or brownish, Old World warblers of the genus Phylloscopus that feed on insects among the leaves of trees.

Nearby words

  1. leaf sight,
  2. leaf spot,
  3. leaf spring,
  4. leaf through,
  5. leaf trace,
  6. leaf-climber,
  7. leaf-cutting ant,
  8. leaf-cutting bee,
  9. leaf-footed bug,
  10. leaf-hopper

Origin of leaf warbler

First recorded in 1925–30

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