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greenlet

[green-lit] /ˈgrin lɪt/
noun
1.
any of various small vireos of the genus Hylophilus, having greenish plumage, found in Central and South America.
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  • At last we had before us the rare and long-desired Philadelphia greenlet.

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  • I wondered, by the bye, whether my speech was as unintelligible to the greenlet as hers was to me.

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greenlet

/ˈɡriːnlɪt/
noun
1.
a vireo, esp one of the genus Hylophilus
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