vireo

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin vireo

Noun[edit]

vireo (plural vireos or vireoes)

  1. Any of several small insectivorous passerine birds, of the genus Vireo, that have grey-green plumage

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Noun[edit]

vireo

  1. vireo (bird of the genus Vireo)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Proto-Indo-European root referring to growing plants; see also Old English wise (stalk, sprout), Old Norse visir (sprout, bud), Lithuanian veisti (propagate)

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Verb[edit]

present active vireō, present infinitive virēre, perfect active viruī (no passive)

  1. I am verdant, green; I sprout new green growth.
  2. I flourish; I am lively, vigorous.

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Noun[edit]

vireō m (genitive vireōnis); third declension

  1. a bird, probably the greenfinch.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vireō vireōnēs
genitive vireōnis vireōnum
dative vireōnī vireōnibus
accusative vireōnem vireōnēs
ablative vireōne vireōnibus
vocative vireō vireōnēs

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