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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Goldcrest \Gold"crest`\ (g[=o]ld"kr[e^]st`), n. (Zool.) The European golden-crested kinglet (Regulus cristatus, or Regulus regulus); -- called also golden-crested wren, and golden wren. The name is also sometimes applied to the American golden-crested kinglet. See Kinglet. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Kinglet \King"let\, n. 1. A little king; a weak or insignificant king. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) Any one of several species of small singing birds of the genus Regulus and family Sylviid[ae]. [1913 Webster] 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.