Definition of Greater whitethroat
1. Noun. Greyish-brown Old World warbler with a white throat and underparts.
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Literary usage of Greater whitethroat
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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"... and other homely names with perhaps more than one congener, while to the writers and naden of books it is by way of distinction the greater whitethroat. ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1889)
"Its nest is smaller and formed of more delicate materials than that of the greater whitethroat, though these are from plants of the same species. ..."
3. An Illustrated Manual of British Birds by Howard Saunders (1899)
"Sundevall states that this species, the greater whitethroat, and the Barred Warbler, all have a spring moult. ..."
4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1881)
"In Warwickshire the same birds are called 'mollies.' The greater whitethroat is sometimes distinguished as ' great ..."
5. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne by Gilbert White (1901)
"White is only at fault in slightly exaggerating the fact that the greater whitethroat is, in the breeding season, a bird of the fields and hedgerows. ..."