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redwing

[ red-wing ]
/ ˈrɛdˌwɪŋ /
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noun
a European thrush, Turdus iliacus, having chestnut-red flank and axillary feathers.
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Origin of redwing

First recorded in 1650–60; red1 + wing

Other definitions for redwing (2 of 2)

Red Wing

noun
Tantangamini, c1750–c1825, Sioux leader.
a city in SE Minnesota.
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British Dictionary definitions for redwing

redwing
/ (ˈrɛdˌwɪŋ) /

noun
a small European thrush, Turdus iliacus, having a speckled breast, reddish flanks, and brown back
a North American oriole, Agelaius phoeniceus, the male of which has a black plumage with a red-and-yellow patch on each wing
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