Rhynocheti

plural noun
Rhy·​noch·​e·​ti | \ rīˈnäkəˌtē\

Definition of Rhynocheti

: a suborder of Gruiformes comprising the kagus

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History and Etymology for Rhynocheti

New Latin, from Rhynochetos, Rhinochetus, genus of kagus, from rhyn-, rhin- (from Greek rhin-, rhis nose) + -ochetos, -ochetus (from Greek ochetos channel, duct, means of carriage); akin to Greek ochos carriage

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