Tenuirostres

plural noun Ten·u·i·ros·tres \-äˌstrēz\

Definition of Tenuirostres

in former classifications

  1. :  an unnatural group of mostly passerine birds (as hummingbirds, sunbirds, honey eaters, nuthatches) having slender bills

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Origin and Etymology of tenuirostres

New Latin, from Latin tenuis thin + rostrum beak — more at thin, rostrum


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