Share this entry

Share this page

pyrrhuloxia

Syllabification: pyr·rhu·lox·i·a
Pronunciation: /ˌpirəˈläksēə/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of pyrrhuloxia in English:

noun

A songbird of Mexico and the southwestern US, related to the common cardinal. The male is mostly gray, with red face and underparts and a stout yellow parrotlike bill.
  • Cardinalis sinuatus, family Emberizidae, subfamily Cardinalidae

Definition of pyrrhuloxia in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day verbose
Pronunciation: vəːˈbəʊs
adjective
using more words than are needed…