Nettapus

noun
Net·​ta·​pus | \ ˈnetəpəs \

Definition of Nettapus

: a genus of small chiefly tropical Old World geese with the legs so short as to be nearly useless on land — see pygmy goose

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History and Etymology for Nettapus

New Latin, from Greek nētta, nēssa duck + New Latin -pus

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“Nettapus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nettapus. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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