redbird

noun
red·​bird | \ ˈred-ˌbərd How to pronounce redbird (audio) \

Definition of redbird

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

Examples of redbird in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In the Alamo City, the redbird represents the University of the Incarnate Word and the Southside Independent School District. René A. Guzman, ExpressNews.com, "S.A.’s Common Critters: Cardinals shine with character and symbolism in San Antonio," 7 July 2020 And who better to lead this new series than the cardinal, that familiar redbird often associated with hope and passion? René A. Guzman, ExpressNews.com, "S.A.’s Common Critters: Cardinals shine with character and symbolism in San Antonio," 7 July 2020 Things quickly go awry as students contract some sort of disease and a flock of creepy redbirds keeps showing up at pivotal scenes. David Canfield, EW.com, "20 new books to read in February," 1 Feb. 2020 The Cards will struggle more against Baltimore, so RB David Johnson is the only must-start for the redbirds. Kevin Cusick, Twin Cities, "The Loop Fantasy Football Update Week 2: Last-minute moves," 15 Sep. 2019 Bishop, a Parkton resident whose Redbirds include players from Hereford and students from Gilman, Calvert Hall, St. Paul’s and Friends, was the former strength and conditioning coach for the Baltimore Orioles from 1993 through 2006. Craig Clary, baltimoresun.com, "Baltimore Redbirds will host free baseball clinic in Catonsville featuring former Major League baseball players," 15 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of redbird

1649, in the meaning defined above

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“Redbird.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redbird. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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redbird

noun
red·​bird | \ ˈred-ˌbərd How to pronounce redbird (audio) \

Kids Definition of redbird

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

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