white-eyed vireo

noun

: a vireo (Vireo griseus) of the eastern U.S. with a greenish olive back, white underparts, and a yellow ring around the white eye

Word History

First Known Use

1831, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of white-eyed vireo was in 1831

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“White-eyed vireo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-eyed%20vireo. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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