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kinglet

[king-lit] /ˈkɪŋ lɪt/
noun
1.
a king ruling over a small country or territory.
2.
any of several small, greenish, crested birds of the genus Regulus.
Origin of kinglet
1595-1605
First recorded in 1595-1605; king + -let
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kinglet

/ˈkɪŋlɪt/
noun
1.
(often derogatory) the king of a small or insignificant territory
2.
(US & Canadian) any of various small warblers of the genus Regulus, having a black-edged yellow crown: family Muscicapidae
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