Alcedo

noun
Al·​ce·​do | \ al-ˈsē-(ˌ)dō \

Definition of Alcedo

: the type genus of Alcedinidae comprising Old World kingfishers including the small brightly colored European kingfisher

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First Known Use of Alcedo

1585, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alcedo

New Latin, from Latin, kingfisher

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“Alcedo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alcedo. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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