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Any of various birds, such as the Baltimore oriole, having bright scarlet or orange plumage.
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(Animals) chiefly US any of various songbirds having a bright red plumage, esp the Baltimore oriole
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|Noun||1.||firebird - the male is bright red with black wings and tail|
tanager - any of numerous New World woodland birds having brightly colored males
|2.||firebird - eastern subspecies of northern oriole|
|3.||firebird - 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
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