Definition of red-necked grebe in English:

red-necked grebe

noun

  • A grebe breeding in both northern Eurasia and North America, Podiceps grisegena, the front and sides of the neck of which are chestnut-coloured in the breeding season.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Pennant (1726–1798), naturalist, traveller, and writer.