verdin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n verdin very small yellow-headed titmouse of western North America
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Verdin (Zoöl) A small yellow-headed bird (Auriparus flaviceps) of Lower California, allied to the titmice; -- called also goldtit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n verdin The gold tit, or yellow-headed titmouse, Auriparus flariceps, inhabiting parts of Arizona, California, and southward. It is 4½ inches long, of a grayish color with bright-yellow head. See tit and titmouse.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Sp. verdino, bright green, F. verdin, the yellow-hammer

Usage

In literature:

There is also a colouring matter, bili verdin, which may possibly also be excretory.
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
The Verdin occurs up to about 5000 feet in Coahuila.
"Birds from Coahuila, Mexico" by Emil K. Urban
Its habits and eggs will not differ from those of the common Verdin or Yellow-headed Bush-Tit.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
There are but two races of the Verdin.
"Bird-Lore March-April 1916" by Various
A later development of these devices, by Verdin, known as the sphygmometrograph, is shown in Fig.
"The Progress of Invention in the Nineteenth Century." by Edward W. Byrn
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In news:

Ralph Johnson, Philip Bailey, Verdine White.
Verdin , a resident of Parlier, passed away on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the age of 34.
Members of Earth Wind & Fire: Verdine White, Philip Bailey and Ralph Johnson.
The story following Monique Verdin as she researches her Houma Indian background and finds that her family's beloved land is slowly slipping away.
Verdine White, Maurice White, Philip Bailey and Ralph Johnson of the band Earth, Wind & Fire Photo by Carlo Allegri.
How wrens, thrashers, Verdins, and other birds build nests in Arizona's prickly Sonoran Desert.
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