Definition of anhinga
: any of a genus (Anhinga) of fish-eating birds related to the cormorants but distinguished by a longer neck and sharply pointed rather than hooked bill; especially : one (A. anhinga) occurring from the southern U.S. to Argentina
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Anhinga Amble, 10:30-11:20 a.m. Saturday at Everglades National Park at Royal Palm.
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Origin and Etymology of anhinga
New Latin, probably ultimately from Tupi *ajíŋa
First Known Use: 1769See Words from the same year
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