little king


Definition of little king

: 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

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First Known Use of little king

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Little king.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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