ruby-throated hummingbird

(redirected from Trochilus colubris)

ru·by-throat·ed hummingbird

 (ro͞o′bē-thrō′tĭd)
n.
A hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) of North and Central America, having metallic-green upper plumage and, in the male, a brilliant red throat.

ru′by-throat`ed hum′mingbird


n.
a hummingbird, Archilochus colubris, of E North America, having metallic green upper plumage and, in the male, a bright red throat.
[1775–85]