Himantopus

noun
Hi·​man·​to·​pus | \hə̇ˈmantəpəs\

Definition of Himantopus 

: a genus of wading birds comprising the stilts

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History and Etymology for Himantopus

New Latin, from Greek himantopous, a kind of water bird, from himant-, himas thong, strap + -o- + pous foot

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