painted bunting

noun

: a brightly colored bunting (Passerina ciris) that is found from the southern U.S. to Panama

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1811, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of painted bunting was circa 1811

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“Painted bunting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/painted%20bunting. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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painted bunting

noun

: a brightly colored bunting found from the southern U.S. to Panama

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