ruby crowned kinglet

ruby-crowned kinglet

[roo-bee-kround]
noun
an olive-gray, American kinglet, Regulus calendula, the male of which has an erectile, ruby crest.

Origin:
1835–45, Americanism

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ruby-crowned kinglet

noun
American kinglet with a notable song and in the male a red crown patch 
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