quelea

noun que·lea \ˈkwēlēə\

Definition of quelea

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of African weaverbirds

  2. 2 plural -s :  any bird of the genus Quelea; especially :  a red-billed bird (Q. quelea) often kept as a cage bird

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Origin and Etymology of quelea

New Latin, probably from a native name in Africa


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