[ roo-bee-throh-tid ]
/ ˈru biˌθroʊ tɪd /
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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- ruby laser,
- ruby silver,
- ruby spinel,
- ruby-crowned kinglet,
- ruby-tail wasp,
- rubáiyát of omar khayyám, the,
- rubʿ al khali,
Origin of ruby-throated hummingbird
First recorded in 1775–85
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