noun (1)
ca·​lan·​dria | \ kəˈlandrēə \
plural -s

Definition of calandria

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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


noun (2)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of calandria (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for calandria

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 11 Aug. 2020.

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