Yellowbird
Yellowbird Yel"low*bird`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The American goldfinch, or thistle bird. See {Goldfinch}. (b) The common yellow warbler; -- called also {summer yellowbird}. See Illust. of {Yellow warbler}, under {Yellow}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • yellowbird — [yel′ōbʉrd΄] n. any of various birds that are mostly yellow in color, as the yellow warbler or several American goldfinches …   English World dictionary

  • yellowbird — /yel oh berrd /, n. 1. Brit. Dial. any of various yellow or golden birds, as the golden oriole of Europe. 2. any of several American goldfinches. 3. See yellow warbler. [1695 1705; YELLOW + BIRD] * * * …   Universalium

  • yellowbird — noun a) The yellow warbler b) the American goldfinch …   Wiktionary

  • yellowbird — yel•low•bird [[t]ˈyɛl oʊˌbɜrd[/t]] n. orn any of various birds with yellow plumage, as the yellow warbler or goldfinch • Etymology: 1695–1705 …   From formal English to slang

  • yellowbird — /ˈjɛloʊbɜd/ (say yelohberd) noun 1. any of various yellow or golden birds, as the golden oriole of Europe. 2. any of several American goldfinches. {yellow + bird1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • yellowbird — noun 1. yellow throated American wood warbler • Syn: ↑yellow warbler, ↑golden warbler, ↑Dendroica petechia • Hypernyms: ↑New World warbler, ↑wood warbler • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • summer yellowbird — Yellowbird Yel low*bird , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The American goldfinch, or thistle bird. See {Goldfinch}. (b) The common yellow warbler; called also {summer yellowbird}. See Illust. of {Yellow warbler}, under {Yellow}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Operation Yellowbird — or Operation Siskin (黃雀行動), was a Hong Kong based operation to help the Chinese dissidents who participated in Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 to escape arrest by the PRC government by facilitating their departure overseas via Hong Kong.[1]… …   Wikipedia

  • Summer yellowbird — Summer Sum mer, n. [OE. sumer, somer, AS. sumor, sumer; akin to OFries. sumur, D. zomer, OS. sumar, G. sommer, OHG. & Icel. sumar, Dan. sommer, Sw. sommar, W. haf, Zend hama, Skr. sam[=a] year. [root]292.] The season of the year in which the sun… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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