firecrest

firecrest

[fahyuhr-krest]
noun
a European kinglet, Regulus ignicapillus, having a bright, orange-red patch on the top of the head.

Origin:
1835–45; fire + crest

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firecrest (ˈfaɪəˌkrɛst)
 
n
a small European warbler, Regulus ignicapillus, having a crown striped with yellow, black, and white

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