Vireo Definition

vîrē-ō
vireos
noun
Any of a family (Vireonidae) of small, insect-eating, American passerine birds, with olive-green or gray plumage.
Webster's New World
pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the family Vireonidae "” the vireos.

Wiktionary

Other Word Forms of Vireo

Noun

Singular:
vireo
Plural:
vireoes, vireos

Origin of Vireo

  • Latin vireō a kind of bird from virēre to be green

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin vireo

    From Wiktionary

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