Rynchops

noun
Ryn·​chops | \ ˈriŋˌkäps \

Definition of Rynchops

: a genus of birds consisting of the skimmers and constituting a family of the order Charadriiformes

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History and Etymology for Rynchops

New Latin, irregular from rhynch- + -ops

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“Rynchops.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rynchops. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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