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

  Mourning \Mourn"ing\, a.
     1. Grieving; sorrowing; lamenting.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Mourning bride (Bot.), a garden flower ({Scabiosa
        atropurpurea) with dark purple or crimson flowers in
        flattened heads.
  
     Mourning+dove+(Zool.),+a+wild+dove+({Zenaidura+macroura">Mourning dove (Zool.), 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 (Zool.), 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.
        [1913 Webster]

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