Definition of robin redbreast in English:

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robin redbreast

Entry from US English dictionary


A robin.
Example sentences
  • A robin redbreast in England is as rare as an penguin in Pennsylvania.
  • Primrose wasn't that fancy a flower and the robin redbreast was a rather plain bird.
  • You could argue that Indian kids do not relate to scones and robin redbreasts, which occur rampantly in ‘foreign’ books, yet those books sell.

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Syllabification: rob·in red·breast

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