yellow-ammer
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-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 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Emberiza citrinella — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scribbling lark — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • writing lark — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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