desert cardinal

noun

Definition of desert cardinal

: pyrrhuloxia We also have a close relative of cardinals, the pyrrhuloxia, sometimes known as the desert cardinal— Clay Thompson, Arizona Republic, 11 Dec. 2006

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2006, in the meaning defined above

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“Desert cardinal.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desert%20cardinal. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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