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tanager

noun tan·a·ger \ˈta-ni-jər\

Definition of TANAGER

:  any of numerous chiefly tropical American oscine birds (family Thraupidae) that are often brightly colored and inhabit mostly woodlands — compare scarlet tanager

Origin of TANAGER

New Latin tanagra, modification of Portuguese tangará, any of various birds of the suboscine family Pipridae, from Tupi tagará, taŋgará
First Known Use: 1801
TANAGER Defined for Kids

tanager

noun tan·a·ger \ˈta-ni-jər\

Definition of TANAGER for Kids

:  a brightly colored mostly tropical bird that feeds on insects and fruit

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