Definition of pyrrhuloxia in US English:

pyrrhuloxia

noun

  • A songbird of Mexico and the southwestern US, related to the common cardinal. The male is mostly gray, with red face and underparts and a stout yellow curved bill.

    Cardinalis sinuatus, family Emberizidae, subfamily Cardinalidae

Pronunciation

pyrrhuloxia

/ˌpirəˈläksēə/