Definition of Ruby-crowned kinglet

1. Noun. American kinglet with a notable song and in the male a red crown patch.

Exact synonyms: Regulus Calendula, Ruby-crowned Wren
Generic synonyms: Kinglet



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ruby-crowned Kinglet

rubrobulbar tract
rubroreticular fasciculi
rubroreticular tract
rubrospinal
rubrospinal decussation
rubrospinal tract
rubrosulphin
rubs
rubs out
rubstone
rubstones
rubulavirus
rubulavirus infections
rubus
ruby
ruby-crowned kinglet (current term)
ruby-crowned wren
ruby-red
ruby slippers
ruby spinel
ruby spots
ruby wedding
ruby wood
rubying
rubylike
rubytail
rubytails
rubythroat
rubythroats
rubywood

Literary usage of Ruby-crowned kinglet

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"The Singing of the ruby-crowned kinglet (Regulus c. calendula). In an interesting paper entitled "Geographical Variation in the song of the Ruby-crowned ..."

2. Birds of Village and Field: A Bird Book for Beginners by Florence Merriam Bailey (1898)
"11. Wood Warblers. 12. Pipits. 13. Thrashers, Wrens, Catbirds. 14. Creepers. 15. Nuthatches and Titmice. ruby-crowned kinglet: Regulus calendula. (See Fig. ..."

3. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"ruby-crowned kinglet (Ad. $). b. Crest yellow, or orange and yellow, bordered by black. B. Without a colored crest. 748. GOLDEN-CROWNED KINGLET. a. ..."

4. The School Speaker and Reader by William De Witt Hyde (1900)
"THE ruby-crowned kinglet.1 HENRY VAN DYKE. i. WHERE 's your kingdom, little king ? Where's the land you call your own, Where's your palace, and your throne, ..."

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