red-winged blackbird


red–winged blackbird

noun \ˈred-ˌwiŋd-\

Definition of RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD

:  a North American blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) of which the adult male is black with a patch of bright scarlet at the bend of the wings bordered behind with yellow or buff —called also redwing blackbird

First Known Use of RED-WINGED BLACKBIRD

1797

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