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New Latin, from ore- + Greek Phasis, a river (now Rion) in Colchis (now western Georgia, U.S.S.R.), the etymon of Greek phasianos pheasant
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“Oreophasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oreophasis. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.
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