western tanager

noun

Definition of western tanager

: a tanager (Piranga ludoviciana) of western North America the male of which is black, yellow, and orange-red

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First Known Use of western tanager

1868, in the meaning defined above

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“Western tanager.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/western%20tanager. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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