firebird

Primary Meanings of firebird

1.
n
the male is bright red with black wings and tail
2.
n
eastern subspecies of northern oriole
3.
n
tropical American flycatcher found as far north as southern Texas and Arizona; adult male has bright scarlet and black plumage
Full Definitions of firebird
1

n the male is bright red with black wings and tail

Synonyms:
Piranga olivacea, redbird, scarlet tanager
Type of:
tanager
any of numerous New World woodland birds having brightly colored males
2

n eastern subspecies of northern oriole

3

n 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
Type of:
New World flycatcher, flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher
large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing

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