vanga

noun

van·​ga ˈvaŋ-gə How to pronounce vanga (audio)
ˈväŋ-
plural vangas
: any of a family (Vangidae) of chiefly insectivorous, forest-dwelling birds of Madagascar that exhibit great variation in bill size and shape

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Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vanga was in 1823

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“Vanga.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vanga. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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