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red-eyed vireo

[red-ahyd] /ˈrɛdˌaɪd/
noun
1.
an American vireo, Vireo olivaceus, having olive-green and white plumage and red irises.
Also called redeye, preacher bird.
Origin of red-eyed vireo
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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