from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of numerous species of hummingbird, the males having a brilliant patch of metallic red on the throat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of numerous species of humming birds belonging to Trochilus, Calypte, Stellula, and allies, in which the male has on the throat a brilliant patch of red feathers having metallic reflections; esp., the common humming bird of the Eastern United States (Trochilus colubris).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Asiatic warbler of the genus Calliope belonging to the thrush family.
ruby + throat (Wiktionary)