Definition of Greenlet

1. n. One of numerous species of small American singing birds, of the genus Vireo, as the solitary, or blue- headed (Vireo solitarius); the brotherly-love (V. Philadelphicus); the warbling greenlet (V. gilvus); the yellow-throated greenlet (V. flavifrons) and others. See Vireo.



Definition of Greenlet

1. Noun. Any of various birds in the genus ''Hylophilus''. ¹

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Definition of Greenlet

1. a vireo [n -S] - See also: vireo

Medical Definition of Greenlet

1. L. One of numerous species of small American singing birds, of the genus Vireo, as the solitary, or blue-headed (Vireo solitarius); the brotherly-love (V. Philadelphicus); the warbling greenlet (V. Gilvus); the yellow-throated greenlet (V. Flavifrons) and others. See Vireo. 2. Any species of Cyclorhis, a genus of tropical American birds allied to the tits. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greenlet

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Literary usage of Greenlet

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1. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1888)
"A single specimen of this greenlet was found in a collection made by Mr. Haslehurst near Buenos Ayres. As the species occurs in Rio Grande do Sul ..."

2. Zoölogical Science: Or, Nature in Living Forms by Anna Maria (Treadwell) Redfield (1858)
"The SOLITARY greenlet, F. solitarius, has a bill that is very short and nearly as ... This greenlet is seen in New York early in April, and is common ;. it ..."

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