firebird vs hangbird what difference

what is difference between firebird and hangbird

English

Etymology

fire +‎ bird, so called because of their bright red or orange plumage

Noun

firebird (plural firebirds)

  1. The scarlet tanager, Piranga olivacea.
  2. The Baltimore oriole, Icterus galbula.
  3. The vermilion flycatcher, Pyrocephalus rubinus.
  4. (Slavic mythology) A magical and prophetic glowing or burning bird from a faraway land, which is both a blessing and a harbinger of doom to its captor

Translations



English

Etymology

hang +‎ bird

Noun

hangbird (plural hangbirds)

  1. The Baltimore oriole (Icterus galbula), whose nest is suspended from the limb of a tree.

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial