Elanus

noun

El·​a·​nus
ˈelənəs
: a genus of small kites of both the Old and New Worlds that have the tail unforked and the plumage black, white, and gray

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Late Greek elanos kite

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“Elanus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Elanus. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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