Goniocotes

noun

Go·​ni·​o·​co·​tes
ˌgōnēəˈkōt(ˌ)ēz
: a genus of bird lice attacking various wild and domestic birds see fluff louse

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from goni- + -cotes (from Greek kotis, kottis occiput)

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“Goniocotes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Goniocotes. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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