greenlet definition

  • noun:
    • some of numerous tiny greenish birds for the genus Hylophilus of Central and South America, about the vireos.
    • any one of numerous wild birds in the genus Hylophilus.
    • One of many species of little United states singing birds, for the genus Vireo, as individual, or blue-headed (Vireo solitarius); the brotherly-love (V. Philadelphicus); the warbling greenlet (V. gilvus); the yellow-throated greenlet (V. flavifrons) as well as others. See vireo.
    • Any types of Cyclorhis, a genus of tropical United states wild birds allied to the boobs.
    • A bird regarding the household Vireonid√¶, tiny migratory insectivorous birds particular to America, which the characteristic color is greenish or olive; a vireo.
    • various other small greenish bird.

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