fire-crested wren

Firecrest Fire"crest`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small European kinglet ({Regulus ignicapillus}), having a bright red crest; -- called also {fire-crested wren}. [1913 Webster]

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  • fire-crested wren — noun see firecrest * * * fireˈcrest or fire crested wren noun A bird closely related to the goldcrest • • • Main Entry: ↑fire …   Useful english dictionary

  • fire|crest — «FYR KREHST», noun. = fire crested wren. (Cf. ↑fire crested wren) …   Useful english dictionary

  • green wren — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood wren — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yellow wren — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Firecrest — Fire crest , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European kinglet ({Regulus ignicapillus}), having a bright red crest; called also {fire crested wren}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Regulus ignicapillus — Firecrest Fire crest , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European kinglet ({Regulus ignicapillus}), having a bright red crest; called also {fire crested wren}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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