redbreast


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red·breast

 (rĕd′brĕst′)
n.
1. A bird, such as the robin, that has a red breast.
2. A freshwater sunfish (Lepomis auritus) of the eastern United States, having a reddish belly.

redbreast

(ˈrɛdˌbrɛst)
n
(Animals) any of various birds having a red breast, esp the Old World robin. See robin1

red•breast

(ˈrɛdˌbrɛst)

n.
1. any of various birds that have a red breast, as the robin.
2. a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis auritus, of the eastern U.S.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redbreast - small Old World songbird with a reddish breastredbreast - small Old World songbird with a reddish breast
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
Erithacus, genus Erithacus - Old World thrushes
Translations
punarinta

redbreast

[ˈredbrest] N (= bird) → petirrojo m
robin redbreastpetirrojo m

redbreast

[ˈrɛdˌbrɛst] n (bird) → pettirosso
References in classic literature ?
A Robin Redbreast in a cage Puts all heaven in a rage.
And his dear looked at him in all his imperturbable, complacent self-consciousness of kindness, and saw herself the little rural school-teacher who, with Ella Wheeler Wilcox and Lord Byron as her idols, and with the dream of herself writing "Poems of Passion," had come up to Topeka Town to be beaten by the game into marrying the solid, substantial business man beside her, who enjoyed delight in the spectacle of cats and rats walking the tight-rope in amity, and who was blissfully unaware that she was the Robin Redbreast in a cage that put all heaven in a rage.
A seal-skin sack, cap, and mittens, with a glimpse of scarlet at the throat, and the pretty curls tied up with a bright velvet of the same colour, completed the external adornment, making her look like a robin redbreast wintry, yet warm.
He's a robin redbreast an' they're th' friendliest, curiousest birds alive.
All he could do, was to say to me, like a robin redbreast - as he is - "It's a boy.
We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it,--if it were not the earth where the same flowers come up again every spring that we used to gather with our tiny fingers as we sat lisping to ourselves on the grass; the same hips and haws on the autumn's hedgerows; the same redbreasts that we used to call "God's birds," because they did no harm to the precious crops.
Opened in the cramped premises on Leazes Lane, which was until recently occupied by Chili Padi (the two share an owner), the walls are covered with baffling murals, one of the Angel of the North alongside London's Gherkin building and a robin redbreast being a personal favourite.
Sona Bajaria, Vice President, Glenlivet and High End Irish Whiskey, oversees five expressions of single pot still Redbreast.
LEADING BRANDS OF IRISH WHISKEY, 2014-2016 (000 9-liter cases) Brand Supplier 2014 2015 Jameson Pernod Ricard USA 2,015 2,436 Tullamore Dew William Grant & Sons 142 178 Bushmills Diageo 185 189 Cooleys Beam Suntory 80 54 Paddy Pernod Ricard USA 33 43 Concannon The Wine Group 27 28 John Power Pernod Ricard USA 28 27 Redbreast Pernod Ricard USA 19 23 Black Bush Diageo 10 11 Total Leading Brands 2,539 2,989 Total Irish Whiskey 2,640 3,115 % Change Brand 2016 15/'16 Jameson 2,833 16.
A BABY otter is enjoying the festive season cuddling up to a new pal - a stuffed robin redbreast.
When I checked the redbreast over, he was quite cold and appeared to be in shock.
Another popular and beautiful species, a redbreast or redbelly sunfish glows with bright oranges, yellows and olives over its distinctive red breast.