Paradoxornis

noun

Par·​a·​dox·​or·​nis
ˌparəˌdäkˈsȯrnə̇s
: a genus (the type of the family Paradoxornithidae) of Asiatic large-headed gregarious passerine birds including the typical crow tits

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin paradoxus contrary to expectation + New Latin -ornis

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“Paradoxornis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Paradoxornis. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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