Certhia

noun Cer·thia \ ˈsərthēə \

Definition of Certhia

: a genus (the type of the family Certhiidae) of small songbirds with a slender more or less decurved bill and stiff pointed tail feathers serving as props in climbing trees — see creeper 4

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Origin and Etymology of certhia

New Latin, alteration of certhius tree creeper, from Greek kerthios


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