rara avis

noun ra·ra avis \ˌrer-ə-ˈā-vəs, ˌrär-ə-ˈä-wəs\
plural ra·ra avis·es \-ˈā-və-səz\ or ra·rae aves \ˌrär-ˌī-ˈä-ˌwās\

Definition of RARA AVIS

:  rarity 2

Origin of RARA AVIS

Latin, rare bird
First Known Use: 1607


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