everglades kite

noun, often capitalized E
ev·​er·​glades kite | \ ˈevə(r)ˌglādz- \
variants: or everglade kite \ -​d-​ \

Definition of everglades kite

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

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History and Etymology for everglades kite

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

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“Everglades kite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/everglades%20kite. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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