reed warbler

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noun

a small Old World warbler, Acrocephalus scirpaceus, inhabiting marshy places.

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Origin of reed warbler

First recorded in 1795–1805

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British Dictionary definitions for reed warbler

reed warbler

noun

any of various common Old World warblers of the genus Acrocephalus, esp A. scirpaceus, that inhabit marshy regions and have a brown plumage
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