Setophaga

noun Se·toph·a·ga \ sə̇ˈtäfəgə \

Definition of Setophaga

:a genus of fly-catching warblers consisting of the American redstart and numerous related species of Central and South America

setophagine

\-fəˌjīn, -jə̇n\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of setophaga

New Latin, from Greek sēto- (from sēt-, sēs moth, probably from Syriac sāsā) + New Latin -phaga


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