[ yoo-foh-nee-uh, -fohn-yuh ]
/ yuˈfoʊ ni ə, -ˈfoʊn yə /
any of several small tanagers of the genus Euphonia, having a melodious song, most species of which have yellow and glossy black plumage.
FOR LEXICAL ALIMENTATION, TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
Nourish your vocabulary with a refresher on the words from the week of September 14–20, 2020!
Question 1 of 7
What does “blatherskite” mean?
Origin of euphonia
From New Latin, dating back to 1585–95; see origin at euphony
Words nearby euphonia
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for euphonia
It is termed eclipsis by the Irish grammarians, and is an evidence of a nice attention to euphonia.Elements of Gaelic Grammar|Alexander Stewart