red-eyed vireo


Definition of red-eyed vireo

: a North American vireo (Vireo olivaceus) having an olive-green back, white underparts, and red irises

Examples of red-eyed vireo in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In fact, the male red-eyed vireo sings and sings and sings all day long, sometimes more than 20,000 snippets a day. Cori Brown,, 8 May 2021

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First Known Use of red-eyed vireo

1832, in the meaning defined above

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“Red-eyed vireo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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