Definition of yellow ambird in English:

yellow ambird

Pronunciation /?j?l?? ?amb??d/


historical, rare, dialect British, South East English
  • The yellowhammer, Emberiza citrinella.


Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Cave Beck (d. ?1706), writer on universal language and Church of England clergyman. Probably an alteration of yellowamber, variant of yellowhammer, after bird.