Xantus's murrelet

noun Xan·tus's murrelet \ˈ(k)s|änˌtüshə̇z-, ˈsh|\

Definition of Xantus's murrelet

  1. :  a murrelet (Endomychura hypoleucus) of the California and Mexican coast that is slaty gray above and has white underparts and wing lining

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Origin and Etymology of xantus's murrelet

after János Xántus †1894

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