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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Kinglet \King"let\, noun

1. A little king; a weak or insignificant king. --Carlyle.

2. (Zool.) Any one of several species of small singing birds of the genus {Regulus} and family {Sylviid[ae]}.

Note: The golden-crowned kinglet ({Regulus satrapa}), and the rubycrowned kinglet ({Regulus calendula}), are the most common American species. The common English kinglet ({Regulus cristatus}) is also called {golden-crested wren}, {moonie}, and {marigold finch}. The kinglets are often popularly called {wrens}, both in America and England.


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