variants or less commonly pygargus
plural pygargs also pygarguses
obsolete : a white-rumped ungulate (as an addax)
obsolete : sea eagle

Word History


Latin pygargus, an antelope, an eagle, from Greek pygargos, literally, white rump, from pyg- + argos white

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“Pygarg.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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