Definition of red-legged in English:

red-legged

adjective

  • 1Chiefly in the names of birds and other animals: having red or reddish legs.

  • 2Of a person: that has red legs, especially that is wearing red tights, trousers, etc.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Randle Cotgrave (fl. 1587–?1630), lexicographer. From red + legged.

Pronunciation

red-legged

/ˌrɛdˈlɛɡ(ɪ)d/