Molothrus

noun
Mol·​o·​thrus | \ ˈmäləthrəs \

Definition of Molothrus

: a genus of Icteridae consisting of the cowbirds

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History and Etymology for Molothrus

New Latin, probably modification of Greek molobros greedy fellow

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“Molothrus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Molothrus. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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