Definition of yellowthroat in English:

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yellowthroat

Pronunciation: /ˈyelōˌTHrōt/

noun

A small American warbler with a bright yellow throat.
  • Genus Geothlypis, subfamily Parulinae, family Emberizidae: several species.
Example sentences
  • Common yellowthroats are socially monogamous warblers that exhibit strong sexual dimorphism.
  • Along with more redstarts and yellowthroats, we spotted a waterthrush, presumably Northern.
  • Sure enough, on closer inspection, I saw not only these four warblers, but the common yellowthroat as well.

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Syllabification: yel·low·throat

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