Galbula

noun
Gal·​bu·​la | \ -byələ \

Definition of Galbula

: the type genus of Galbulidae including certain typical jacamars

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History and Etymology for Galbula

New Latin, from Latin, a small bird, probably of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish gel white

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“Galbula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Galbula. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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