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ruby-throated hummingbird

[roo-bee-throh-tid] /ˈru biˌθroʊ tɪd/
noun
1.
a small hummingbird, Archilochus colubris, the only hummingbird of eastern North America, having metallic-green upper plumage and a bright red throat in the male.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85
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