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red-winged blackbird

[ red-wingd ]
/ ˈrɛdˌwɪŋd /
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noun
a North American blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, the male of which is black with scarlet patches, usually bordered with buff or yellow, on the bend of the wing.
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Origin of red-winged blackbird

First recorded in 1770–80

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