Xantus's murrelet

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

Definition of Xantus's murrelet

: 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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History and Etymology for Xantus's murrelet

after János Xántus †1894

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“Xantus's murrelet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Xantus%27s%20murrelet. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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