oreophasine

adjective

oreo·​pha·​sine
¦ōrēō¦fāˌsīn
: of or relating to the genus Oreophasis

Word History

Etymology

New Latin Oreophasinae, subfamily of Cracidae, from Oreophasis, type genus + -inae

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“Oreophasine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oreophasine. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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