ruby-throated hummingbird

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

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.

Nearby words

  1. ruby laser,
  2. ruby silver,
  3. ruby spinel,
  4. ruby-crowned kinglet,
  5. ruby-tail wasp,
  6. rubáiyát,
  7. rubáiyát of omar khayyám, the,
  8. rubʿ al khali,
  9. ruc,
  10. ruche

Origin of ruby-throated hummingbird

First recorded in 1775–85

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