Definition of red-winged in English:

red-winged

adjective

  • Having red wings (in early use also figurative). In later use chiefly in the names of birds.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Bancroft (fl. 1613–1658), poet. From red + winged. Compare classical Latin phoenīcopterus.

Pronunciation

red-winged

/ˈrɛdwɪŋd/