ruby–throated hummingbird

noun ru·by–throat·ed hummingbird \ˈrü-bē-ˌthrō-təd-\

Definition of ruby–throated hummingbird

  1. :  a hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) of eastern North America having a bright metallic green back, whitish underparts, and in the adult male a red throat

Circa 1823

First Known Use of ruby–throated hummingbird

circa 1823

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