cardinal-bird

cardinal-bird
n.
Cardinal-grosbeak, Virginian nightingale, scarlet grosbeak, red-bird (Fringilla cardinalis, Cardinalis Virginianus).

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  • Cardinal bird — Cardinal Car di*nal, n. [F. carinal, It. cardinale, LL. cardinalis (ecclesi[ae] Roman[ae]). See {Cardinal}, a.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of the ecclesiastical princes who constitute the pope s council, or the sacred college. [1913 Webster] The clerics… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cardinal bird — noun see cardinal II, 5 * * * cardinal bird, = cardinal (def. 3a). (Cf. ↑cardinal) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cardinal (bird) — Taxobox name = Cardinalidae image width = 200px image caption = Male Northern Cardinal regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri familia = Cardinalidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision =… …   Wikipedia

  • cardinal-bird — carˈdinal bird or cardinal grosbeak noun (also called (US) • • • Main Entry: ↑cardinal …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cardinal Bird (mascot) — The Cardinal Bird is the mascot of the University of Louisville. The Cardinal was chosen as the mascot after 1913. It was selected because it is the state bird of Kentucky. The school colors of red and black were adopted later.The Cardinal Bird… …   Wikipedia

  • Cardinal — Car di*nal, n. [F. carinal, It. cardinale, LL. cardinalis (ecclesi[ae] Roman[ae]). See {Cardinal}, a.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of the ecclesiastical princes who constitute the pope s council, or the sacred college. [1913 Webster] The clerics of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cardinal flower — Cardinal Car di*nal, n. [F. carinal, It. cardinale, LL. cardinalis (ecclesi[ae] Roman[ae]). See {Cardinal}, a.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of the ecclesiastical princes who constitute the pope s council, or the sacred college. [1913 Webster] The clerics… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cardinal grosbeak — Cardinal Car di*nal, n. [F. carinal, It. cardinale, LL. cardinalis (ecclesi[ae] Roman[ae]). See {Cardinal}, a.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of the ecclesiastical princes who constitute the pope s council, or the sacred college. [1913 Webster] The clerics… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cardinal red — Cardinal Car di*nal, n. [F. carinal, It. cardinale, LL. cardinalis (ecclesi[ae] Roman[ae]). See {Cardinal}, a.] 1. (R. C. Ch.) One of the ecclesiastical princes who constitute the pope s council, or the sacred college. [1913 Webster] The clerics… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cardinal — The word cardinal comes from the Latin cardo for hinge and usually refers to things of fundamental importance, as in cardinal rule or cardinal sins .Cardinal may refer to: * Cardinal (Catholicism), a senior ecclesiastical official, of the… …   Wikipedia

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