Chat"ter*er (?), n.

1.

A prater; an idle talker.

2. Zool.

A bird of the family Ampelidae -- so called from its monotonous note. The Bohemian chatterer (Ampelis garrulus) inhabits the arctic regions of both continents. In America the cedar bird is a more common species. See Bohemian chatterer, and Cedar bird.

 

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