yellow-rumped warbler

[yel-oh-ruhmpt]

noun

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).

Nearby words

  1. yellow-fever mosquito,
  2. yellow-flowered gourd,
  3. yellow-green,
  4. yellow-green algae,
  5. yellow-headed blackbird,
  6. yellow-throated vireo,
  7. yellow-throated warbler,
  8. yellow-yite,
  9. yellowback,
  10. yellowbark

Origin of yellow-rumped warbler

An Americanism dating back to 1775–85

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