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goldcrest

[ gohld-krest ]
/ ˈgoʊldˌkrɛst /
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noun
a Eurasian kinglet, Regulus regulus, having a bright yellow patch on the top of the head.
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Origin of goldcrest

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How to use goldcrest in a sentence

  • Finally he spread his wings, and as he did so an impudent little goldcrest hopped (unbeknown to his great rival) on to his back.

  • Compare this with Cordeaux's notes of another goldcrest immigration, this time to the Lincolnshire coast .

British Dictionary definitions for goldcrest

goldcrest
/ (ˈɡəʊldˌkrɛst) /

noun
a small Old World warbler, Regulus regulus, having a greenish plumage and a bright yellow-and-black crown
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