Definition of cut-throat weaver in English:

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cut-throat weaver

(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.
Example sentences
  • Cutthroat finches breed easily, and fast!
  • Cut throat finches are shades of light brown with black flecks all-over.

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