1. [ noun ] (zoology) eastern subspecies of northern oriole
Synonyms: Baltimore_bird hangbird Icterus_galbula_galbula Baltimore_oriole
Related terms: northern_oriole
2. [ noun ] (zoology) the male is bright red with black wings and tail
Synonyms: Piranga_olivacea redbird scarlet_tanager
Related terms: tanager Piranga
3. [ noun ] (zoology) tropical American flycatcher found as far north as southern Texas and Arizona; adult male has bright scarlet and black plumage
Synonyms: Pyrocephalus_rubinus_mexicanus vermillion_flycatcher
Related terms: New_World_flycatcher Pyrocephalus
Similar spelling:   firebrand