greenlet

[green-lit]
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noun

any of various small vireos of the genus Hylophilus, having greenish plumage, found in Central and South America.

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Examples from the Web for greenlet

Historical Examples of greenlet

  • At last we had before us the rare and long-desired Philadelphia greenlet.

    The Foot-path Way

    Bradford Torrey

  • I wondered, by the bye, whether my speech was as unintelligible to the greenlet as hers was to me.

    A Rambler's lease

    Bradford Torrey


British Dictionary definitions for greenlet

greenlet

noun

a vireo, esp one of the genus Hylophilus
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