redbreast

[ red-brest ]
/ ˈrɛdˌbrɛst /

noun

the European robin, Erithacus rubecula.
the North American robin, Turdus migratorius.
any of various other birds, as a dowitcher or knot.
a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis auritus, of the eastern U.S.

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Origin of redbreast

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at red1, breast
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British Dictionary definitions for redbreast

redbreast
/ (ˈrɛdˌbrɛst) /

noun

any of various birds having a red breast, esp the Old World robinSee robin (def. 1)
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