Himantopus

noun Hi·man·to·pus \hə̇ˈmantəpəs\

Definition of Himantopus

  1. :  a genus of wading birds comprising the stilts

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Origin and Etymology of himantopus

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


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