Definition of Fauvette

1. n. A small singing bird, as the nightingale and warblers.



Definition of Fauvette

1. a warbler [n -S] - See also: warbler

Medical Definition of Fauvette

1. A small singing bird, as the nightingale and warblers. Origin: F, dim. Fr. Fauve fawn-coloured. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fauvette

faustite
fausty
faut
faute de mieux
fauted
fauteuil
fauteuils
fauting
fautor
fautors
fautour
fautress
fautresses
fauts
fauves
fauvette (current term)
fauvettes
fauvism
fauvisms
fauvist
fauvistic
fauvists
faux
faux Cyrillic
faux ami
faux amis
faux bois
faux pas
faux queen
faux queens

Literary usage of Fauvette

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1. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"... fauvette, a French name, partially adopted in the English language, for some of 'the ... is also called fauvette. They are all very lively little birds, ..."

2. The Celtic Magazine by Alexander Mackenzie, Alexander Macgregor, Alexander Macbain (1886)
"Oh then what feasting in the hall! What dancing on the green ! Such rollicking and frolicking, I wote had never been. fauvette. ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1900)
"of Mademoiselle fauvette was a ravishing toilet; and her hat, ... So, when Mademoiselle fauvette slipped in one day to the second déjeuner, as she took her ..."

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