Rupicola

noun Ru·pic·o·la \rüˈpikələ\

Definition of Rupicola

  1. :  a genus of birds (family Cotingidae) containing the cock of the rock

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Origin and Etymology of rupicola

New Latin, from Latin rupi- (from rupes rock) + New Latin -cola


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