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red-eyed vireo

[ red-ahyd ]
/ ˈrɛdˌaɪd /

noun

an American vireo, Vireo olivaceus, having olive-green and white plumage and red irises.

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Nearby words

red-billed quelea, red-blooded, red-dog, red-eye, red-eye gravy, red-eyed vireo, red-faced, red-figure, red-flag, red-handed, red-headed

Origin of red-eyed vireo

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
Also called redeye, preacher bird.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019