yellow-throated vireo

[ yel-oh-throh-tid ]
/ ˈyɛl oʊˌθroʊ tɪd /

noun

an olive-green vireo, Vireo flavifrons, of eastern North America, having a bright yellow throat and breast.

Nearby words

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

Origin of yellow-throated vireo

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40

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