Definition of Redtail

1. Noun. Dark brown American hawk species having a reddish-brown tail.

Exact synonyms: Buteo Jamaicensis, Red-tailed Hawk
Generic synonyms: Hawk
Group relationships: Buteo, Genus Buteo



2. Noun. European songbird with a reddish breast and tail; related to Old World robins.
Exact synonyms: Redstart
Generic synonyms: Thrush
Group relationships: Genus Phoenicurus, Phoenicurus

Definition of Redtail

1. n. The red-tailed hawk.

Definition of Redtail

1. Noun. The red-tailed hawk. ¹

2. Noun. The European redstart. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redtail

1. a type of hawk [n -S]

Medical Definition of Redtail

1. The red-tailed hawk. The European redstart. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Redtail

redshifts
redshire
redshirt
redshirted
redshirting
redshirts
redshort
redskin
redskins
redstart
redstarts
redstem filaree
redstem storksbill
redstreak
redstreaks
redtail (current term)
redtails
redthroat
redthroats
redtop
redtops
redub
redubbed
redubbing
redubs
reduc't
reducant
reducants
reduce

Literary usage of Redtail

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Sipapu Odyssey by Dorushka Maerd (1995)
"TIIE redtail Dawn was hardly awake as the hawk took to the air for his morning ... He was the redtail, flying high above the world; down below him there was ..."

2. The Condor by Cooper Ornithological Society, Cooper Ornithological Club (1899)
"Setting my teeth in determination, I conquered the seeming impossibility, and there soon lay before me not two nor three, but four eggs of the redtail, ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1915)
"There 's redtail the Hawk watching this very minute from way up there in the sky. ... Now what harm have we ever done redtail or any of his family? ..."

4. List of the Specimens of British Animals in the Collection of the British by British Museum (Natural History), George Robert Gray, Adam White, James Francis Stephens, Frederick Smith, Henry Denny, Henry Tibbats Stainton, Edwin Shepherd (1848)
"The Black redtail, Yarr. Brit. B. 2 edit. ip 264, fig. Gould, B. of Eur. pi. 96. n. Wimbledon Common. From Mr. J. Baker's collection. 4. ..."

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