Geospiza

noun
Ge·​o·​spi·​za | \ ˈjēōˈspīzə, jēˈäspə̇zə \

Definition of Geospiza

: a genus of finches of black or dark color confined to the Galápagos islands and commonly considered to form a distinct subfamily of Fringillidae

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History and Etymology for Geospiza

New Latin, from ge- + Greek spiza, a kind of finch

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“Geospiza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Geospiza. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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