myrtle warbler


Words nearby myrtle warbler

Origin of myrtle warbler

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95

Definition for myrtle warbler (2 of 2)

yellow-rumped warbler
[ yel-oh-ruhmpt ]
/ ˈyɛl oʊˌrʌmpt /


a common North American wood warbler, Dendroica coronata, having yellow spots on the rump, crown, and sides, including a white-throated eastern subspecies (myrtle warbler) and a yellow-throated western subspecies (Audubon's warbler).

Origin of yellow-rumped warbler

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019