Definición de snowbird en inglés:

snowbird

Saltos de línea: snow|bird
Pronunciación: /ˈsnəʊbəːd
 
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sustantivo

1North American informal A northerner who moves to a warmer Southern state in the winter: at the peak of the tourist season the hotel hosted an additional three hundred snowbirds and backpackers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The phrase ‘Québécois at the beach’ usually conjures up images of Quebec's snowbirds escaping winter for Florida's sunny shores.
  • That would allow snowbirds and Southeastern race fans to spend three weeks in Florida, migrating from one track to the other.
  • Sue all Northern Yankee States for forcing snowbirds to leave by criminal tacit encouragement of bad weather.
2A widespread and variable junco (songbird) with grey or brown upper parts and a white belly.
  • Junco hyemalis, family Emberizidae (subfamily Emberizinae). Alternative name: dark-eyed junco
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • On days with fresh snowfall, GC concentrations were higher in dark-eyed juncos than on days without fresh snow and fat reserves increased after these snows.
  • Dominant dark-eyed juncos also obtained more food than subordinate juncos when food was clumped and the same amount of food when food was dispersed.
  • Similarly, in male and female dark-eyed juncos, dominance was related to prior residency.
2.1The snow bunting.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • All too soon, Johnny's cutting zigzags across trapping lines and frozen inlets, listening to snowbirds whistle and the dogs pant.

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Palabra del día neoteny
Pronunciación: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal