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Any of several small warblers of the genus Parula, especially P. americana of eastern North America.
[New Latin Pārula, genus name : Pārus, genus of tits of the Eastern Hemisphere in which the parulas were formerly classified (from Late Latin, titmouse; akin to Latin parra, a species of bird whose cry was considered an ill omen, of unknown origin) + Latin -ula, feminine of -ulus, diminutive suff.]
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|Noun||1.||Parula - type genus of the Parulidae: wood warblers|
bird genus - a genus of birds