See under (def 1).
any of several small, Old World thrushes, usually with reddish-brown tails, especially Phoenicurus phoenicurus (European redstart)
any of several fly-catching, New World warblers, especially Setophaga ruticilla (American redstart) having black and white plumage with reddish-orange patches.
any European songbird of the genus Phoenicurus, esp P. phoenicurus, in which the male has a black throat, orange-brown tail and breast, and grey back: family Muscicapidae (thrushes, etc)
any North American warbler of the genus Setophaga, esp S. ruticilla
type of bird, 1560s, from red (adj.1) + start “tail,” from Old English steort. Cf. German Rotsterz.
noun 1. a multinational organization that provides for and promotes cooperation among its member European countries in space research and technology. Abbreviation: ESA.
noun 1. See under . noun 1. any of several sawflies of the family Diprionidae, especially Diprion hercyniae (European spruce sawfly) the larvae of which feed on the foliage of spruce.
1. an association of European nations formed in 1993 for the purpose of achieving political and economic integration. Incorporating the European Community, the European Union’s member states are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, […]
- European wasp
noun 1. (Austral) a large black-and-yellow banded wasp, Vespula germanica, native to Europe, North Africa, and Asia, now established in Australasia and the US