[ red-wingd ]
/ ˈrɛdˌwɪŋd /
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.
Origin of red-winged blackbird
First recorded in 1770–80
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