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noun (1)

plural -s
: a heating element of an evaporator
especially : a part of a vacuum evaporating system in which the liquid to be concentrated rises through tubes surrounded by steam and descends through a central well


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noun (2)

plural -s
: a black-headed South American mockingbird (Mimus modulator or M. orpheus) often kept as a cage bird

Word History


Noun (1)

Spanish, literally, calandra lark

Noun (2)

American Spanish, from Spanish, calandra lark, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin, modification of Late Greek kalandros

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“Calandria.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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