Definition of Parula
1. Noun. Type genus of the Parulidae: wood warblers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Parulidae, Parulidae
Member holonyms: Northern Parula, Parula Americana, Parula Warbler
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parula
Literary usage of Parula
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Introductory Chapters on by Frank Michler Chapman (1912)
"114. Black and White Warbler. Fio. 115. Worm-eating Warbler. Fia. 116. Blue-winged Warbler. Fio. 118. parula Warbler. Fio. 119. Myrtle Warbler. Flo. 120. ..."
2. Birds of Village and Field: A Bird Book for Beginners by Florence Merriam Bailey (1898)
"parula Warbler: ... The nest of the parula is unique, being made habitually in the gray hanging moss. ..."
3. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1902)
"THE parula WARBLER. BY ROBERT ELLIOTT, Bryanston, Ont. (Read before the Ornithological Section of the Entomological Society of Ontario. ..."
4. Chocorua's Tenants by Frank Bolles (1895)
"THE parula j|AR within the gloomy forest Stand the prophets of the swampland, Tall are they, with storm-blanched foreheads, High they lift their arms ..."
5. With the Birds in Maine by Olive Thorne Miller (1904)
"I hastened to get my glass upon the stranger, when I found him a beauty in blue and white, a parula warbler, the first I had ever seen. ..."