yellow bunting
Yellowhammer Yel"low*ham`mer, n. [For yellow-ammer, where ammer is fr. AS. amore a kind of bird; akin to G. ammer a yellow-hammer, OHG. amero.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) A common European finch ({Emberiza citrinella}). The color of the male is bright yellow on the breast, neck, and sides of the head, with the back yellow and brown, and the top of the head and the tail quills blackish. Called also {yellow bunting}, {scribbling lark}, and {writing lark}. [Written also {yellow-ammer}.] (b) The flicker. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Yellow bunting — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow Bunting — The name Yellow Bunting can also refer to the Yellowhammer (Emberiza citrinella). Taxobox name = Yellow Bunting status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Emberizidae… …   Wikipedia

  • yellow bunting — japoninė geltonoji starta statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Emberiza sulphurata angl. yellow bunting vok. Schwefelammer, f rus. японская овсянка, f pranc. bruant du Japon, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrosios startos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • yellow bunting — noun European bunting the male being bright yellow • Syn: ↑yellowhammer, ↑Emberiza citrinella • Hypernyms: ↑bunting • Member Holonyms: ↑Emberiza, ↑genus Emberiza …   Useful english dictionary

  • yellow-bunting — n. Yellow hammer (Emberiza citrinella) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • yellow bunting — noun see yellowhammer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • yellow-ammer — see ↑yellowhammer below. • • • Main Entry: ↑yellow yellˈowhammer or (obsolete) yellˈow ammer noun A bunting (Emberiza citrinella), so named from the yellow colour of the male (also called yellow bunting) • • • Main Entry: ↑yellow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yellow — Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus light bay …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow atrophy — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellow bark — Yellow Yel low (y[e^]l l[ o]), a. [Compar. {Yellower} (y[e^]l l[ o]*[ e]r); superl. {Yellowest}.] [OE. yelow, yelwe, [yogh]elow, [yogh]eoluw, from AS. geolu; akin to D. geel, OS. & OHG. gelo, G. gelb, Icel. gulr, Sw. gul, Dan. guul, L. helvus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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