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n. pl. vir·e·os
Any of various small insectivorous songbirds of several genera, especially of the genus Vireo, found throughout the Americas and having grayish or greenish plumage.

[Latin vireō, a kind of bird, from virēre, to be green.]
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n, pl vireos
(Animals) any insectivorous American songbird of the family Vireonidae, esp those of the genus Vireo, having an olive-grey back with pale underparts
[C19: from Latin: a bird, probably a greenfinch; compare virēre to be green]
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(ˈvɪr iˌoʊ)

n., pl. vir•e•os.
any of various small, insectivorous, typically dull-plumaged songbirds of the family Vireonidae, of the New World, having a slightly hooked bill.
[1825–35; < New Latin; Latin vireō (Pliny), probably the greenfinch, derivative of virēre to be green]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vireo - any of various small insectivorous American birds chiefly olive-grey in colorvireo - any of various small insectivorous American birds chiefly olive-grey in color
oscine, oscine bird - passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
genus Vireo - type genus of the Vireonidae
red-eyed vireo, Vireo olivaceous - of northern North America having red irises and an olive-grey body with white underparts
solitary vireo, Vireo solitarius - of eastern North America having a bluish-grey head and mostly green body
blue-headed vireo, Vireo solitarius solitarius - common vireo of northeastern North America with bluish slaty-grey head
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North Wales struggles in this regard, blocked by Ireland to the west and it was the latter that saw multiple Red-eyed Vireos, a Scarlet Tanager and a Blackpoll Warbler.
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Vireo Health, one of the five companies permitted to market their medical marijuana in the State of New York stated that this is the first time medical cannabis has been certified kosher and as such it is in fact the first producer of kosher marijuana.
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