Pitylus

noun
Pit·​y·​lus | \ ˈpitᵊləs \

Definition of Pitylus

: a genus of Central and South American grosbeaks related to the cardinal bird but lacking a crest

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History and Etymology for Pitylus

New Latin, from Greek pitys pine tree

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“Pitylus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pitylus. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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