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golden-crowned kinglet

[gohl-duh n kround]
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  1. a yellowish-green kinglet, Regulus satrapa, of North America, having a yellow or orange patch on the top of the head.

Origin of golden-crowned kinglet

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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