Oreotrochilus

noun
Oreo·​troch·​i·​lus | \ ˌōrēōˈträkələs \

Definition of Oreotrochilus

: a genus of hummingbirds found near the snow line in the South American Andes

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History and Etymology for Oreotrochilus

New Latin, from ore- + Latin trochilus wren

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“Oreotrochilus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oreotrochilus. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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