Crin·​i·​ger | \ ˈkrinəjə(r) \

Definition of Criniger

: a genus of thick-billed, harsh-voiced, Asian and African bulbuls

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First Known Use of Criniger

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Criniger

New Latin, from Latin criniger long-haired, from crini- + -ger -gerous; from the hairlike filaments on some of the feathers

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“Criniger.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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