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firecrest

[ fahyuhr-krest ]
/ ˈfaɪərˌkrɛst /
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noun
a European kinglet, Regulus ignicapillus, having a bright, orange-red patch on the top of the head.
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Origin of firecrest

First recorded in 1835–45; fire + crest
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British Dictionary definitions for firecrest

firecrest
/ (ˈfaɪəˌkrɛst) /

noun
a small European warbler, Regulus ignicapillus, having a crown striped with yellow, black, and white
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