redbird

noun red·bird \ ˈred-ˌbərd \

Definition of redbird

: any of several birds (such as a cardinal or scarlet tanager) with predominantly red plumage

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redbird

noun red·bird \ ˈred-ˌbərd \

Definition of redbird for Students

: any of several birds (as a cardinal) with mostly red feathers

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