Pedioecetes

noun
Ped·​i·​oe·​ce·​tes

Definition of Pedioecetes

: a genus of birds (family Tetraonidae) consisting of the sharp-tailed grouse

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History and Etymology for Pedioecetes

New Latin, from pedi- entry 2 + Greek oikētēs dweller, from oikein to dwell, from oikos house

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“Pedioecetes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pedioecetes. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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