Definitions for kingletˈkɪŋ lɪt
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small birds resembling warblers but having some of the habits of titmice
A petty king; a king ruling over a small or unimportant territory.
A bird of the crest family (Regulidae).
a little king; a weak or insignificant king
any one of several species of small singing birds of the genus Regulus and family Sylviidae
The kinglets or crests are a small group of birds sometimes included in the Old World warblers, but are frequently given family status because they also resemble the titmice. The scientific name Regulidae is derived from the Latin word regulus for "petty king" or prince, and comes from the coloured crowns of adult birds. This family has representatives in North America and Eurasia. There are seven species in this family; one, the Madeira Firecrest, Regulus madeirensis, was only recently split from Common Firecrest as a separate species. One species, the Ruby-crowned Kinglet, differs sufficiently in its voice and plumage to occasionally be afforded its own genus, Corthylio.
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- királyka, királyocskaHungarian
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