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fire·bird

 (fīr′bûrd′)
n.
Any of various birds, such as the Baltimore oriole, having bright scarlet or orange plumage.

firebird

(ˈfaɪəˌbɜːd)
n
(Animals) chiefly US any of various songbirds having a bright red plumage, esp the Baltimore oriole
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Firebird - the male is bright red with black wings and tailfirebird - the male is bright red with black wings and tail
tanager - any of numerous New World woodland birds having brightly colored males
genus Piranga, Piranga - a genus of Thraupidae
2.Firebird - eastern subspecies of northern oriolefirebird - eastern subspecies of northern oriole
Icterus galbula, northern oriole - a kind of New World oriole
3.Firebird - tropical American flycatcher found as far north as southern Texas and Arizonafirebird - tropical American flycatcher found as far north as southern Texas and Arizona; adult male has bright scarlet and black plumage
New World flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher, flycatcher - large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
genus Pyrocephalus, Pyrocephalus - a genus of Tyrannidae
Translations

Firebird

[ˈfaɪəbɜːd] N the Firebird (Mus) → el Pájaro de fuego
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In Welsh tradition it is said that King Arthur will one day return as the chough - also known as the fire bird of Celtic legend.
Ten musical pieces each had their own enchantment and my colleague, Christopher Morley, would not doubt have found much to praise in the technical execution of Stravinsky's The Fire Bird, Ravel's Mother Goose Suite (played with an elegant unsentimental clarity) and Vivaldi's Four Seasons with its dazzling violin solo by Robert Gibbs.
Wild chickens run riot in the forest, wild boars look ridiculous with their spindly legs and the fire birds call out but remain invisible.