noun Ge·ryg·o·ne \jə̇ˈrigə(ˌ)nē\

Definition of Gerygone

  1. :  a genus of small insectivorous Australasian warblers

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Origin and Etymology of gerygone

New Latin, from Greek gērygonē, feminine of gērygonos born of sound, from gērys sound, voice + gonos that which is born, child, from gignesthai to be born — more at care, kin

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to cast off or become cast off

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