Definition of Scarlet tanager

1. Noun. The male is bright red with black wings and tail.

Exact synonyms: Firebird, Piranga Olivacea, Redbird
Generic synonyms: Tanager
Group relationships: Genus Piranga, Piranga

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scarlet Tanager

scarlet haw
scarlet letter
scarlet letters
scarlet lychnis
scarlet maple
scarlet musk flower
scarlet oak
scarlet pimpernel
scarlet plume
scarlet red
scarlet red sulfonate
scarlet runner
scarlet runner bean
scarlet strawberry
scarlet sumac
scarlet tanager (current term)
scarlet wisteria tree
scarlet woman
scarlet women

Literary usage of Scarlet tanager

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1. Public School Methods (1921)
"(5) scarlet tanager. Someone says that the flight of this bird through the trees is "like a brand plucked from tropical flame." Be that as it may, ..."

2. The Young Folks' Cyclopædia of Common Things by John Denison Champlin (1884)
"The scarlet tanager does not like cold weather, and goes southward early in September, flying usually by night. It is a very beautiful pet, but hard to tame ..."

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