noun Syr·in·goph·i·lus \ˌsiriŋˈgäfələs\

Definition of Syringophilus

  1. :  a genus of parasitic mites that live inside the quills of bird feathers in Europe and North America

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Origin and Etymology of syringophilus

New Latin, from syring- + -philus

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capable of being understood in two ways

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