little king

noun

: a very small wren (Nannus troglodytes) that is of a dark brown color barred and mottled with black and that has a short erect tail and is common throughout Europe

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of little king was in the 15th century

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“Little king.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/little%20king. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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