Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a red back: as, the red-backed sandpiper, Tringa alpina; the red-backed shrike, Lanius rufus; the red-backed humming-bird, Selasphorus rufus.

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Examples

  • As you'll see in this first video, the eyes can do double duty, at least in large-eyed species like the red-backed salamander.

    David Mizejewski: Salamander Eating Habits

  • As you'll see in this first video, the eyes can do double duty, at least in large-eyed species like the red-backed salamander.

    David Mizejewski: Salamander Eating Habits

  • A few red-backed dark-eyed juncos showed up, their feathers extravagantly fluffed out against the cold.

    Bird Cloud

  • As you'll see in this first video, the eyes can do double duty, at least in large-eyed species like the red-backed salamander.

    David Mizejewski: Salamander Eating Habits

  • "They were the red-backed, arguably the most common."

    City Salamander Hunt

  • Black-backed creatures climbed up from the boiling sea, and red-backed creatures scuttled down from the volcano.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Adult Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus, also known (for obvious reasons) as the red-backed sea-eagle, photographed at Pulau Langkawi, Langkawi Permata Kedah (the Jewel of Kedah), Malaysia.

    Mystery bird: Brahminy kite, Haliastur indus

  • A few red-backed dark-eyed juncos showed up, their feathers extravagantly fluffed out against the cold.

    Bird Cloud

  • A few red-backed dark-eyed juncos showed up, their feathers extravagantly fluffed out against the cold.

    Bird Cloud

  • A few red-backed dark-eyed juncos showed up, their feathers extravagantly fluffed out against the cold.

    Bird Cloud

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