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painted bunting

noun
1.
a brilliantly colored bunting, Passerina ciris, of the southern U.S.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15, Americanism
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Examples for painted bunting
  • The brilliantly colored painted bunting nests here as do many other neo-tropical migrants.
  • The brilliantly colored painted bunting nests here as do a number of other neo-tropical migrants.
  • Survey results show that people favor the deer with dusk background and the painted bunting plates.

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