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Vireo

Vireo Meaning & Definition
Vireo Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Vireo?

[n] any of various small insectivorous American birds chiefly olive-gray in color

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See Also | blue-headed vireo | genus Vireo | oscine | oscine bird | red-eyed vireo | solitary vireo | Vireo olivaceous | Vireo solitarius | Vireo solitarius solitarius

Vireo In Webster's Dictionary

\Vir"e*o\, n. [L., a species of bird.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of American singing birds belonging to {Vireo} and allied genera of the family {Vireonid[ae]}. In many of the species the back is greenish, or olive-colored. Called also {greenlet}. Note: In the Eastern United States the most common species are the white-eyed vireo ({Vireo Noveboracensis}), the redeyed vireo ({V. olivaceus}), the blue-headed, or solitary, vireo ({V. solitarius}), the warbling vireo ({V. gilvus}), and the yellow-throated vireo ({V. flavifrons}). All these are noted for the sweetness of their songs.

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