Definition of orangequit in English:

orangequit

noun

  • 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.’

Origin

Mid 19th century: from orange (because it feeds on oranges) + quit.

Pronunciation

orangequit

/ˈɒrɪn(d)ʒkwɪt/