from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A New World bird (Piranga rubra) that catches insects in flight and whose plumage is rose-red in the adult male and, in the female, yellowish olive-green above and light brownish-orange below.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a singing bird (Piranga rubra) native of the Middle and Southern United States. The male is deep red, the female is yellowish olive above and yellow beneath. Called also summer redbird.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. of middle and southern United States; male is deep rose-red the female mostly yellow
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