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red·wing

 (rĕd′wĭng′)
n.
2. A thrush (Turdus iliacus) of Eurasia and North Africa having reddish feathers under the wings and a white eye stripe.

redwing

(ˈrɛdˌwɪŋ)
n
1. (Animals) a small European thrush, Turdus iliacus, having a speckled breast, reddish flanks, and brown back
2. (Animals) a North American oriole, Agelaius phoeniceus, the male of which has a black plumage with a red-and-yellow patch on each wing

red•wing

(ˈrɛdˌwɪŋ)

n.
1. a Eurasian thrush, Turdus iliacus, having chestnut-red feathers under the wings.
[1650–1660]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redwing - North American blackbird with scarlet patches on the wingsredwing - North American blackbird with scarlet patches on the wings
blackbird, New World blackbird - any bird of the family Icteridae whose male is black or predominantly black
Agelaius, genus Agelaius - red-winged blackbirds
2.redwing - small European thrush having reddish flanksredwing - small European thrush having reddish flanks
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
genus Turdus, Turdus - type genus of the Turdidae
Translations
Weindrossel

redwing

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