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(Animals) any of various birds having a yellow plumage, such as the American goldfinch
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(ˈyɛl oʊˌbɜrd)

any of various birds with yellow plumage, as the yellow warbler or goldfinch.
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Noun1.yellowbird - yellow-throated American wood warbleryellowbird - yellow-throated American wood warbler
New World warbler, wood warbler - small bright-colored American songbird with a weak unmusical song
Dendroica, genus Dendroica - a genus of Parulidae
2.yellowbird - American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summeryellowbird - American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
genus Spinus, Spinus - in some classifications considered a subgenus of Carduelis: siskins and New World goldfinches
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