Nycticorax

noun Nyc·tic·o·rax \nikˈtikəˌraks\

Definition of Nycticorax

  1. :  a genus of herons consisting of the typical night herons

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Origin and Etymology of nycticorax

New Latin, from Greek nyktikorax long-eared owl, from nykt- nyct- + korax raven — more at raven


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