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New Latin, from Greek himantopous, a kind of water bird, from himant-, himas thong, strap + -o- + pous foot
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“Himantopus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Himantopus. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.
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