troch·​i·​lus | \-kələs\

Definition of trochilus 

1 plural trochili\-​kəˌlī \

a : crocodile bird

b : any of several Old World warblers (as the goldcrest or the willow warbler)

c : hummingbird

2 capitalized : a formerly extensive genus of hummingbirds that is usually restricted to a long-tailed Jamaican hummingbird (T. polytmus)

3 plural trochili : scotia

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History and Etymology for trochilus

New Latin, from Latin, a small bird, perhaps the golden-crested kinglet, from Greek trochilos crocodile bird, wren; akin to Greek trechein to run

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