summer tanager

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summer tanager

n.
A songbird (Piranga rubra) of the Americas that catches insects in flight and whose plumage is bright red in the adult male and yellowish-green in the female.
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Noun1.summer tanager - of middle and southern United Statessummer tanager - of middle and southern United States; male is deep rose-red the female mostly yellow
tanager - any of numerous New World woodland birds having brightly colored males
genus Piranga, Piranga - a genus of Thraupidae