Agapornis

noun
Ag·​a·​por·​nis | \ ˌa-gə-ˈpȯr-nəs \

Definition of Agapornis

: a genus of small short-tailed African parrots — see lovebird

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First Known Use of Agapornis

1838, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Agapornis

New Latin, from Greek agapē love + New Latin -ornis

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“Agapornis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Agapornis. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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