cardinal bird definition

  • noun:
    • an American song-bird (Cardinalis cardinalis, or Cardinalis Virginianus), regarding the family Fringillid√¶, or finches which a man features a bright purple plumage, and both sexes have actually a higher, pointed crest on its head; -- it's also known as the northern cardinal or eastern cardinal. The guys have actually noisy and music notes resembling those of a fife. Other relevant types are called cardinal birds.
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