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Noun: whitethroat  'wIt,throwt
  1. Old World warbler similar to the greater whitethroat but smaller
    - lesser whitethroat, Sylvia curruca
  2. Greyish-brown Old World warbler with a white throat and underparts
    - greater whitethroat, Sylvia communis
  3. Common North American finch with a white patch on the throat and black-and-white striped crown
    - white-throated sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis

Derived forms: whitethroats

Type of: New World sparrow, warbler

Part of: genus Zonotrichia, Zonotrichia

Encyclopedia: Whitethroat