Definition of cut-throat weaver in English:

cut-throat weaver

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(also cut-throat or cut-throat finch)


A small finch-like African bird of the waxbill family, with speckled brown plumage, a conspicuous crimson throat band, and a rufous belly.
  • Amadina fasciata, family Estrildidae
More example sentences
  • Cut throat finches are shades of light brown with black flecks all-over.
  • Cutthroat finches breed easily, and fast!

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