A ruby-crowned kinglet.
kinglet definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- a petty, unimportant king
- any of several small Old World warblers (genus Regulus) with a bright-colored crown, as the (R. satrapa) of North America
Origin: see -let
kinglet definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Any of several small, grayish North American birds of the genus Regulus, having a yellowish or reddish patch on the crown of the head.
- A king ruling a kingdom considered small or unimportant.