plural noun Ptero·cle·tes \ˌterəˈklēt(ˌ)ēz\

Definition of Pterocletes

  1. :  a suborder or Columbiformes coextensive with the Pteroclididae

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Origin and Etymology of pterocletes

New Latin, irregular from Pterocles, genus of sandgrouse

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a brief usually trivial fact

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