lonchura

noun

lon·​chura
läŋˈkyu̇rə
1
capitalized : a large genus of weaverbirds including the well-known cowry bird
2
plural -s : any bird of Lonchura or a closely related genus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from lonch- + -ura

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“Lonchura.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lonchura. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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