noun Crin·i·ger \ˈkrinəjə(r)\

Definition of Criniger

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

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Origin and Etymology of criniger

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

First Known Use: 1855

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to cast off or become cast off

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