bird colonel

noun

Word History

Etymology

from the eagle serving as insignia for this rank

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bird colonel was in 1945

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“Bird colonel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bird%20colonel. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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