erismatura

noun
eris·​ma·​tu·​ra | \ ə̇ˌrizməˈtu̇rə, -mə‧ˈtyu̇rə \
plural -s

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History and Etymology for erismatura

New Latin Erismatura former genus of birds containing the ruddy duck, from Greek ereismat-, ereisma prop, support (from ereisis propping, supporting, from ereidein to prop, support) + New Latin -ura

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“Erismatura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/erismatura. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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