Spangled coquette

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Spangled coquette (Zoöl) a tropical humming bird (Lophornis reginæ). See Coquette, 2.
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Usage

In literature:

On the top of the leaf a little spangled coquette was watching her eggs within.
"On the Banks of the Amazon" by W.H.G. Kingston
The spangled coquette, like all of its genus, possesses a well-defined crest on the head, and a number of feathers projecting from the neck.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
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