an American tanager, Piranga olivacea, the male of which is bright red with black wings and tail during the breeding season.
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- scarlet monkey flower,
- scarlet pimpernel,
- scarlet red,
- scarlet runner,
- scarlet sage,
- scarlet woman,
- scarpa's fascia,
- scarpa's fluid
Origin of scarlet tanager
An Americanism dating back to 1800–10
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an E North American tanager, Piranga olivacea, the male of which has a bright red head and body with black wings and tail
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