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firebird

[ fahyuhr-burd ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌbɜrd /
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noun
any of several small birds having bright red or orange plumage, especially the Baltimore oriole.
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Origin of firebird

First recorded in 1815–25; fire + bird
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British Dictionary definitions for firebird

firebird
/ (ˈfaɪəˌbɜːd) /

noun
mainly US any of various songbirds having a bright red plumage, esp the Baltimore oriole
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