epthianura

noun
ep·thi·a·nu·ra | \ˌepthēəˈn(y)u̇rə\

Definition of epthianura 

1 capitalized : a genus of very small short-tailed Australian birds (family Sylviidae)

2 plural -s : any bird of the genus Epthianura : chat sense 3b

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History and Etymology for epthianura

New Latin, perhaps irregular from Greek ephthien oura the tail has wasted away

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