kinglet

kinglet
kinglet [kiŋ′lit]
n.
[see -LET]
1. a petty, unimportant king
2. any of several small Old World warblers (genus Regulus) with a bright-colored crown, as the golden-crowned kinglet ( R. satrapa) of North America: see WARBLER (sense 3)

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