elegant trogon


Definition of elegant trogon

: a colorful, long-tailed, yellow-billed, tropical bird (Trogon elegans) of Mexico and Central America with a red belly and white band across the breast and with the back, chest, and head bright green in the male and brown in the female

Note: The elegant trogon occasionally nests in southern Arizona.

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First Known Use of elegant trogon

1932, in the meaning defined above

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“Elegant trogon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/elegant%20trogon. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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