motacilla

noun
mo·​ta·​cil·​la | \ ˌmōtəˈsilə\

Definition of motacilla

1 capitalized : a genus (the type of the family Motacillidae) of oscine birds comprising the wagtails
2 plural -s : any bird of the genus Motacilla

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History and Etymology for motacilla

New Latin, from Latin motacilla wagtail

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