Definition of blackpoll in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈblakpōl/
(also blackpoll warbler)


A North American warbler, the male of which has a black cap, white cheeks, and white underparts streaked with black.
  • Dendroica striata, subfamily Parulinae, family Emberizidae.
Example sentences
  • A palm warbler is sighted in a patch of willows, which also teems with catbirds, warbling vireos, yellow warblers, and a blackpoll or two.
  • Palm warblers come early in the season, weeks before bay-breasteds and blackpolls, whose appearance indicates that the migration is winding down.
  • Observations of common goldeneye and blackpoll warbler near Baker Lake were farther north than expected.

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Syllabification: black·poll

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