Snow"cap` (?), n. Zool.

A very small humming bird (Microchaera albocoronata) native of New Grenada.

⇒ The feathers of the top of the head are white and snining, the body blue black with a purple and bronzy luster. The name is applied also to Microchaera parvirostris of Central America, which is similar in color.


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