desert cardinal


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 Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 22 January 2020.

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