vireo

noun vir·eo \ ˈvir-ē-ˌō \
Updated on: 19 May 2018

Definition of vireo

plural vireos
: any of various small insectivorous American oscine birds (family Vireonidae, especially genus Vireo) that are chiefly olivaceous and grayish in color

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Origin and Etymology of vireo

Latin, a small bird, from virēre to be green


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vireo

noun vir·eo \ ˈvir-ē-ˌō \

Definition of vireo for Students

plural vireos
: a small songbird that eats insects and is olive-green or grayish in color

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