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

Definition of epthianura

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

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

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Origin and Etymology of epthianura

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

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