Definition of trochilus
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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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at trochee
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