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summer tanager

noun
1.
a tanager, Piranga rubra, of the south and central U.S., the male of which is rose-red, the female olive-green above and yellow below.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85, Americanism
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  • Off course and north of its normal range, it's a rare treat to see the red summer tanager on a warm day.
  • Colorful songsters such as the hooded warbler, summer tanager and indigo bunting arrive to claim their nesting territories.

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