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

  Whitethroat \White"throat`\, n. (Zool.)
     Any one of several species of Old World warblers, esp. the
     common European species ({Sylvia cinerea), called also
     strawsmear, nettlebird, muff, and whitecap, the
     garden whitethroat, or golden warbler ({Sylvia
     hortensis), and the lesser whitethroat ({Sylvia curruca}).
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  whitethroat
      n 1: Old World warbler similar to the greater whitethroat but
           smaller [syn: lesser whitethroat, whitethroat, Sylvia
           curruca]
      2: greyish-brown Old World warbler with a white throat and
         underparts [syn: greater whitethroat, whitethroat,
         Sylvia communis]
      3: common North American finch with a white patch on the throat
         and black-and-white striped crown [syn: white-throated
         sparrow, whitethroat, Zonotrichia albicollis]

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