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redstart

noun red·start \ˈred-ˌstärt\

Definition of REDSTART

1
:  a small Old World songbird (Phoenicurus phoenicurus of the family Turdidae) with the male having a white brow, black throat, and chestnut breast and tail
2
:  an American warbler (Setophaga ruticilla of the family Parulidae) with a black and orange male
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Origin of REDSTART

red + obsolete start handle, tail
First Known Use: circa 1570

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