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G PhiladelphiaWarbler War"bler, n.
1. One who, or that which, warbles; a singer; a songster; --
applied chiefly to birds.
In lulling strains the feathered warblers woo.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small Old World
singing birds belonging to the family Sylviid[ae], many
of which are noted songsters. The bluethroat, blackcap,
reed warbler (see under Reed), and sedge warbler (see
under Sedge) are well-known species.
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small, often
bright colored, American singing birds of the family or
subfamily Mniotiltid[ae], or Sylvicolin[ae]. They are
allied to the Old World warblers, but most of them are not
Note: The American warblers are often divided, according to
their habits, into bush warblers, creeping warblers,
fly-catching warblers, ground warblers, wood warblers,
wormeating warblers, etc.
Bush warbler (Zo["o]l.) any American warbler of the genus
Opornis, as the Connecticut warbler (O. agilis).
Creeping warbler (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of
very small American warblers belonging to Parula,
Mniotilta, and allied genera, as the blue yellow-backed
warbler (Parula Americana), and the black-and-white
creeper (Mniotilta varia).
Fly-catching warbler (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species
of warblers belonging to Setophaga, Sylvania, and
allied genera having the bill hooked and notched at the
tip, with strong rictal bristles at the base, as the
hooded warbler (Sylvania mitrata), the black-capped
warbler (S. pusilla), the Canadian warbler (S.
Canadensis), and the American redstart (see Redstart).
Ground warbler (Zo["o]l.), any American warbler of the
genus Geothlypis, as the mourning ground warbler (G.
Philadelphia), and the Maryland yellowthroat (see
Wood warbler (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous American
warblers of the genus Dendroica. Among the most common
wood warblers in the Eastern States are the yellowbird, or
yellow warbler (see under Yellow), the black-throated
green warbler (Dendroica virens), the yellow-rumped
warbler (D. coronata), the blackpoll (D. striata), the
bay-breasted warbler (D. castanea), the chestnut-sided
warbler (D. Pennsylvanica), the Cape May warbler (D.
tigrina), the prairie warbler (see under Prairie), and
the pine warbler (D. pinus). See also Magnolia
warbler, under Magnolia, and Blackburnian warbler. Geothlypis PhiladelphiaMourning Mourn"ing, a.
1. Grieving; sorrowing; lamenting.
2. Employed to express sorrow or grief; worn or used as
appropriate to the condition of one bereaved or sorrowing;
as, mourning garments; a mourning ring; a mourning pin,
and the like.
Mourning bride (Bot.), a garden flower (Scabiosa
atropurpurea) with dark purple or crimson flowers in
Mourning dove (Zo["o]l.), a wild dove (Zenaidura
macroura) found throughout the United States; -- so named
from its plaintive note. Called also Carolina dove. See
Illust. under Dove.
Mourning warbler (Zo["o]l.), an American ground warbler
(Geothlypis Philadelphia). The male has the head, neck,
and chest, deep ash-gray, mixed with black on the throat
and chest; other lower parts are pure yellow.
Philadelphian Phil`a*del"phi*an, n.
1. A native or an inhabitant of Philadelphia.
2. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a society of mystics of the
seventeenth century, -- called also the Family of Love.
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