crotophaga

noun, capitalized
cro·​toph·​a·​ga | \ krōˈtäfəgə \

Definition of crotophaga

: a genus of birds consisting of the anis

History and Etymology for crotophaga

New Latin, from Greek krotōn tick + New Latin -phaga

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“Crotophaga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crotophaga. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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