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rara avis

play
noun ra·ra avis \ˌrer-ə-ˈā-vəs, ˌrär-ə-ˈä-wəs\

Definition of rara avis

plural rara avises play \-ˈā-və-səz\ or rarae aves play \ˌrär-ˌī-ˈä-ˌwās\

  1. :  rarity 2



Origin of rara avis

Latin, rare bird


First Known Use: 1607


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