Philetairus

noun

Phil·​e·​tai·​rus
ˌfiləˈtīrəs
: a monotypic genus of passerine birds consisting of the sociable weaverbird of southern Africa

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from phil- + Greek hetairos companion

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“Philetairus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Philetairus. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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