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ruby-throated hummingbird

[ roo-bee-throh-tid ]
/ ˈru biˌθroʊ tɪd /
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noun

a small hummingbird, Archilochus colubris, the only hummingbird of eastern North America, having metallic-green upper plumage and a bright red throat in the male.

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Origin of ruby-throated hummingbird

First recorded in 1775–85

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