Lucifer hummingbird


: a bronze green fork-tailed hummingbird (Calothorax lucifer) of southwestern North America that has a purple gorget in the male

Word History


lucifer from New Latin (specific epithet of Calothorax lucifer), from Latin

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“Lucifer hummingbird.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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