kinglet(redirected from Regulidae)
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1. Any of several small grayish birds of the widely distributed genus Regulus, having a yellowish or reddish patch on the crown of the head.
2. A king ruling a kingdom considered small or unimportant.
1. often derogatory the king of a small or insignificant territory
2. (Animals) US and Canadian any of various small warblers of the genus Regulus, having a black-edged yellow crown: family Muscicapidae
1. a king ruling over a small country or territory.
2. any of several very small songbirds of the genus Regulus, of the Northern Hemisphere, having a patch of bright color on the crown of the head.
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|Noun||1.||kinglet - small birds resembling warblers but having some of the habits of titmice|
warbler - a small active songbird
goldcrest, golden-crested kinglet, Regulus regulus - European kinglet with a black-bordered yellow crown patch