Eudromias

noun

Eu·​dro·​mi·​as
yüˈdrōmēəs
: a genus of plovers that includes the common dotterel of Europe

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek, rapid swimmer, from eudromos swift, running well, from eu- + dromos course, racecourse; akin to Greek dramein to run

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“Eudromias.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eudromias. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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