everglades kite

noun, often capitalized E ev·er·glades kite \ˈevə(r)ˌglādz-\
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everglade kite


Definition of everglades kite

  1. :  a small bluish gray kite (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus) ranging from South America to Florida

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Origin and Etymology of everglades kite

from the Everglades, a large tract of marshland in southern Florida

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