Leiothrix

noun
Lei·​o·​thrix | \ ˈlīōˌthriks \

Definition of Leiothrix

: a genus of hill tits (family Timaliidae) comprising the mesia and the Japanese nightingale

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New Latin, from leio- + -thrix

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“Leiothrix.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Leiothrix. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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