isepiptesis

noun is·ep·ipte·sis \ ¦īˌsepə̇(p)ˈtēsə̇s , ¦īˌze- \

Definition of isepiptesis

plural isepipteses \-ēˌsēz\
: a line on a map or chart connecting localitites reached at one date by different individuals of a species of migratory bird

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Origin and Etymology of isepiptesis

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


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