Arizona cardinal

noun

: a pale, rather large cardinal of a subspecies (Cardinalis cardinalis superbus) that ranges from the southwestern U.S. to Mexico

Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Arizona cardinal was in 1885

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“Arizona cardinal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arizona%20cardinal. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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