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

Definition of pyrrhuloxia in English:


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
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