plural siphonia
: a bony tube in some birds connecting the tympanum with the air chambers of the articular piece of the mandible

Word History


New Latin, from Greek siphōnion, diminutive of siphōn tube, siphon

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“Siphonium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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