Definition of Scarlet tanager
1. Noun. The male is bright red with black wings and tail.
Generic synonyms: Tanager
Group relationships: Genus Piranga, Piranga
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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 ..."