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ruby-crowned kinglet

[ roo-bee-kround ]
/ ˈru biˌkraʊnd /
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noun

an olive-gray, American kinglet, Regulus calendula, the male of which has an erectile, ruby crest.

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Origin of ruby-crowned kinglet

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45

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