yellowbird

[yel-oh-burd]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. yellow-throated warbler,
  2. yellow-yite,
  3. yellowback,
  4. yellowbark,
  5. yellowbelly,
  6. yellowcake,
  7. yelloweye rockfish,
  8. yellowface,
  9. yellowfin tuna,
  10. yellowfinch

Origin of yellowbird

First recorded in 1695–1705; yellow + bird

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British Dictionary definitions for yellowbird

yellowbird

noun

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