Definitions of firebird
  1. noun
    the male is bright red with black wings and tail
    synonyms: Piranga olivacea, redbird, scarlet tanager
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    type of:
    any of numerous New World woodland birds having brightly colored males
  2. noun
    eastern subspecies of northern oriole
  3. noun
    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
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    type of:
    New World flycatcher, flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher
    large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
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