a variety of squill whose bulbs are red, used chiefly as a rat poison.
noun 1. a reddish squirrel, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus, of North America. red squirrel noun 1. a reddish-brown squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, inhabiting woodlands of Europe and parts of Asia 2. American red squirrel, chickaree, either of two reddish-brown squirrels, Tamiasciurus hudsonicus or T. douglasii, inhabiting forests of North America
noun, Astronomy. 1. any star with a low surface temperature and a reddish color, as a red giant or a red dwarf.
noun 1. any of several small, Old World thrushes, usually with reddish-brown tails, especially Phoenicurus phoenicurus (European redstart) 2. any of several fly-catching, New World warblers, especially Setophaga ruticilla (American redstart) having black and white plumage with reddish-orange patches. noun 1. any European songbird of the genus Phoenicurus, esp P. phoenicurus, in which the male […]
noun, U.S. Politics. 1. a state of the U.S. that usually votes Republican. noun any U.S. state that tends to vote for candidates of the Republican party in a general election Examples The phrase “red state, blue state, purple state” represents the American political map during a general election. Word Origin 2000-2004 red state