noun (1)
sa·​bia | \ səbˈyä \
plural -s

Definition of sabia

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: any of several thrushes of the genus Mimus popular as songbirds in Brazil


noun (2)
Sa·​bia | \ ˈsābēə \

Definition of Sabia (Entry 2 of 2)

: a genus (the type of the family Sabiaceae) of tropical Asiatic erect or climbing shrubs having alternate petioled leaves and small axillary regular flowers and having the stamens, petals, and sepals opposite throughout

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History and Etymology for sabia

Noun (1)

Portuguese sabiá, from Tupi

Noun (2)

New Latin, probably from native name in India

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“Sabia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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