Definitions for yellowhammerˈyɛl oʊˌhæm ər
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yel•low•ham•merˈyɛl oʊˌhæm ər(n.)
a common Eurasian bunting, Emberiza citrinella, the male of which is marked with bright yellow.
Southern U.S. a flicker, Colaptes auratus auratus, having yellow wing and tail linings.
Origin of yellowhammer:
1550–60; prob. from OE *geolu-amore=geoluyellow+amore presumably, the bunting
yellow-shafted flicker, Colaptes auratus, yellowhammer(noun)
large flicker of eastern North America with a red neck and yellow undersurface to wings and tail
yellowhammer, yellow bunting, Emberiza citrinella(noun)
European bunting the male being bright yellow
A passerine bird, Emberiza citrinella, of Eurasia which is mainly yellow in colour.
A native or resident of the American state of Alabama.
a common European finch (Emberiza citrinella). The color of the male is bright yellow on the breast, neck, and sides of the head, with the back yellow and brown, and the top of the head and the tail quills blackish. Called also yellow bunting, scribbling lark, and writing lark
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