Ramphastos

noun Ram·phas·tos \ -ˈfaˌstäs \

Definition of Ramphastos

:a genus (the type of the family Ramphastidae) comprising various typical toucans

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Origin and Etymology of ramphastos

New Latin, irregular from Greek rhamphos curved beak + astos citizen, from asty city; akin to Sanskrit vasati he remains, dwells


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