isepiptesis

noun
is·​ep·​ipte·​sis | \ ¦īˌsepə̇(p)ˈtēsə̇s, ¦īˌze- \
plural isepipteses\ -​ēˌsēz \

Definition of isepiptesis

: a line on a map or chart connecting localities reached at one date by different individuals of a species of migratory bird

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History and Etymology for isepiptesis

New Latin, from is- + epi- + Greek ptēsis flight, from petesthai to fly

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Iseo, Lake

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Isère

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“Isepiptesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/isepiptesis. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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