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scarlet tanager

noun
1.
an American tanager, Piranga olivacea, the male of which is bright red with black wings and tail during the breeding season.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10, Americanism
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  • Canopy birds soar overhead and include the scarlet tanager and red-eyed vireo.
  • Let the scarlet tanager take the prize as the forest's flashiest dresser.
  • In migration, look for migrants such as wood thrush and scarlet tanager.
British Dictionary definitions for scarlet tanager

scarlet tanager

noun
1.
an E North American tanager, Piranga olivacea, the male of which has a bright red head and body with black wings and tail
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