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orangequit

Line breaks: or¦ange|quit
Pronunciation: /ˈɒrɪn(d)ʒkwɪt
 
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Definition of orangequit in English:

noun

A Jamaican tanager (songbird), the male of which has grey-blue plumage with a reddish throat.
  • Euneornios campestris, family Emberizidae (subfamily Thraupinae)
Example sentences
  • Our photograph of the adult male Orangequit really fails to do him justice.

Origin

mid 19th century: from orange (because it feeds on oranges) + quit2.

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