yellow-rumped warbler

[ yel-oh-ruhmpt ]

  1. 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

Words Nearby yellow-rumped warbler Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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