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kinglet

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noun king·let \ˈkiŋ-lət\

Definition of kinglet

  1. 1 :  a weak or petty king

  2. 2 :  any of several small birds (genus Regulus) that are related to the gnatcatchers



1603

First Known Use of kinglet

1603

Rhymes with kinglet


KINGLET Defined for Kids

kinglet

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noun king·let \ˈkiŋ-lət\

Definition of kinglet

  1. :  a small active bird especially of wooded areas




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