from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small North American bird (Protonotaria citrea) having a deep yellow head and breast and inhabiting wooded swamps.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A small North American bird, Protonotaria citrea, having a yellow body and blue wings; it breeds in swampland.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a small American warbler (Protonotaria citrea). The general color is golden yellow, the back is olivaceous, the rump and tail are ash-color, several outer tail feathers are partly white.
Probably from the bright yellow robes worn by ecclesiastics at important meetings.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)