Definitions for pyrrhuloxiaˌpɪr əˈlɒk si ə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pyr•rhu•lox•i•aˌpɪr əˈlɒk si ə(n.)(pl.)-lox•i•as.
a songbird, Cardinalis(Pyrrhuloxia)sinuatus, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, resembling the cardinal but with a red breast and gray back.
Origin of pyrrhuloxia:
< NL, =Pyrrhu(la) finch genus (< Gk pyrrhoúlas a red bird
pyrrhuloxia, Pyrrhuloxia sinuata(noun)
crested grey-and-red bird of southwest United States and Mexico
Any of several North American birds, of the genus Cardinalis, that have grey and red plumage
The Pyrrhuloxia or Desert Cardinal is a medium-sized North American song bird found in the American southwest and northern Mexico. This distinctive species with a short, stout bill, red crest and wings, closely resembles the Northern Cardinal and the Vermilion Cardinal, all of which are in the same genus.
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