noun chlo·rop·sis \-psə̇s\

Definition of chloropsis

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of passerine birds comprising the green bulbuls and included in the family Pycnotidae or placed with a few related forms in a separate family Aegithinidae

  2. 2 plural chloropsis :  green bulbul

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Origin and Etymology of chloropsis

New Latin, from chlor- + -opsis

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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