redbreast definition by Webster's New World
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- any of several birds with a reddish breast; esp., the American robin, the European robin, or the knot
- ☆ a sunfish (Lepomis auritus) with an orange-red belly, found in the E U.S.
Origin: Middle English redbrest, robin
redbreast definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A bird, such as the robin, that has a red breast.
- A freshwater sunfish (Lepomis auritus) of the eastern United States, having a reddish belly.