One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Jamaican tanager (songbird), the male of which has grey-blue plumage with a reddish throat.
Euneornios campestris, family Emberizidae (subfamily Thraupinae)
- ‘Our photograph of the adult male Orangequit really fails to do him justice.’
Mid 19th century: from orange (because it feeds on oranges) + quit.
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