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 for Magnolia warbler
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Magnolia \Mag*no"li*a\, n. [NL. Named after Pierre Magnol,
     professor of botany at Montpellier, France, in the 17th
     century.] (Bot.)
     A genus of American and Asiatic trees, with aromatic bark and
     large sweet-scented whitish or reddish flowers.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Magnolia grandiflora has coriaceous shining leaves
           and very fragrant blossoms. It is common from North
           Carolina to Florida and Texas, and is one of the most
           magnificent trees of the American forest. The sweet bay
           ({Magnolia glauca)is a small tree found sparingly as
           far north as Cape Ann. Other American species are
           Magnolia Umbrella, Magnolia macrophylla, Magnolia
           Fraseri, Magnolia acuminata, and Magnolia cordata.
           Magnolia conspicua and Magnolia purpurea are
           cultivated shrubs or trees from Eastern Asia. Magnolia
           Campbellii, of India, has rose-colored or crimson
           flowers.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Magnolia warbler (Zool.), a beautiful North American wood
        warbler ({Dendroica maculosa). The rump and under parts
        are bright yellow; the breast and belly are spotted with
        black; the under tail coverts are white; the crown is ash.
        [1913 Webster]

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