ruby-throated hummingbird


ru·by–throat·ed hummingbird

noun \ˈrü-bē-ˌthrō-təd-\

Definition of RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD

:  a hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) of eastern North America having a bright metallic green back, whitish underparts, and in the adult male a red throat

First Known Use of RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD

circa 1782

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