Meaning of cut-throat weaver in English:

cut-throat weaver

(also cut-throat, cut-throat finch)


  • A small African bird of the waxbill family, with speckled brown plumage, a conspicuous crimson throat band, and a rufous belly.

    Amadina fasciata, family Estrildidae

    ‘Cutthroat finches breed easily, and fast!’
    • ‘Cut throat finches are shades of light brown with black flecks all-over.’