kinglets

kinglet

[king-lit]
noun
1.
a king ruling over a small country or territory.
2.
any of several small, greenish, crested birds of the genus Regulus.


Origin:
1595–1605; king + -let

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kinglet (ˈkɪŋlɪt)
 
n
1.  derogatory often the king of a small or insignificant territory
2.  (US), (Canadian) any of various small warblers of the genus Regulus, having a black-edged yellow crown: family Muscicapidae

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