pine warbler


noun

a warbler, Dendroica pinus, inhabiting pine forests of the southeastern U.S.

Origin of pine warbler

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for pine warbler

  • After a long interval a pine-warbler uttered its lisping note.

    The Silent Places|Steward Edward White
  • High above the others, the trill of the pine-warbler rings clear and sweet—a more resonant instrument surely.

    In the Open|Stanton Davis Kirkham