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red-eyed vireo

[ red-ahyd ]
/ ˈrɛdˌaɪd /
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noun
an American vireo, Vireo olivaceus, having olive-green and white plumage and red irises.
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Also called redeye, preacher bird.

Origin of red-eyed vireo

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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