rhinotheca

noun
rhi·​no·​theca | \ ¦rīnə+ \
plural rhinothecae

Definition of rhinotheca

: the sheath of the upper mandible of a bird

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Other Words from rhinotheca

rhinothecal \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for rhinotheca

New Latin, from rhin- + theca

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“Rhinotheca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhinotheca. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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