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yellowthroat

[ yel-oh-throht ]

noun

  1. any of several American warblers of the genus Geothlypis, having a throat that is yellow, especially the common yellowthroat, G. trichas.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of yellowthroat1

First recorded in 1695–1705; yellow + throat

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Example Sentences

The yellowthroat she dated in the spring of 1959 on the Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park was still there in 2012.

There is another that the hasty observer might mistake for the hooded or the Kentucky, and that is the Maryland yellowthroat.

Among little Luke's bird friends was little Nick-uts the Yellowthroat.

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