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Any of various birds, such as the Baltimore oriole, having bright scarlet or orange plumage.


(Animals) chiefly US any of various songbirds having a bright red plumage, esp the Baltimore oriole
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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


[ˈfaɪəbɜːd] N the Firebird (Mus) → el Pájaro de fuego
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