a vireo, Vireo solitarius, of North and Central America, having the top and sides of the head bluish-gray.
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What do hunting and sexual desires have in common? We could point to several things, but from a linguistic point of view, we’re referring to the archaic word venery, which means both hunting (from the Latin venor) and sexual desire (from Latin veneria, referring to Venus). Strangely, terms of venery is a collective noun that means a group of animals. And, many of these animal …
Origin of solitary vireo
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
Also called blue-headed vireo.
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