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verdin

[ vur-dn ]
/ ˈvɜr dn /
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noun
a small, yellow-headed, titmouse-like bird, Auriparus flaviceps, of arid regions of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, which builds a compact, spherical nest of thorny twigs.
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Origin of verdin

1880–85, Americanism;<French: a green passerine bird of Southeast Asia (Chloropsis spelling), derivative of vert green (see vert)
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British Dictionary definitions for verdin

verdin
/ (ˈvɜːdɪn) /

noun
a small W North American tit, Auriparus flaviceps, having a grey plumage with a yellow head

Word Origin for verdin

French: yellowhammer
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