Parus

noun

Par·​us
ˈpa(a)rəs
: a genus of the family Paridae comprising the titmice, chickadees, and tits but in many classifications now having most species placed in other genera

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Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, titmouse

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“Parus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Parus. Accessed 1 Apr. 2023.

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