yellowbird

[ yel-oh-burd ]
/ ˈyɛl oʊˌbɜrd /

noun

British Dialect. any of various yellow or golden birds, as the golden oriole of Europe.
any of several American goldfinches.

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Origin of yellowbird

First recorded in 1695–1705; yellow + bird
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British Dictionary definitions for yellowbird

yellowbird
/ (ˈjɛləʊˌbɜːd) /

noun

any of various birds having a yellow plumage, such as the American goldfinch
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