red-winged blackbird: Meaning and Definition of

red'-winged black'bird

Pronunciation: (red'wingd"), [key]
  1. a North American blackbird, Agelaius phoeniceus, the male of which is black with scarlet patches, usually bordered with buff or yellow, on the bend of the wing.
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