garden whitethroat
Whitethroat White"throat`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden warbler} ({Sylvia hortensis}), and the {lesser whitethroat} ({Sylvia curruca}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Whitethroat — White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden warbler}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lesser whitethroat — Whitethroat White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • golden warbler — Whitethroat White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muff — Whitethroat White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nettlebird — Whitethroat White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • strawsmear — Whitethroat White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sylvia cinerea — Whitethroat White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sylvia curruca — Whitethroat White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sylvia hortensis — Whitethroat White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whitecap — Whitethroat White throat , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the common European species ({Sylvia cinerea}), called also {strawsmear}, {nettlebird}, {muff}, and {whitecap}, the {garden whitethroat}, or {golden… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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