yeni

noun

ˈyenē
plural -s
: a showy tanager (Calospiza chilensis synonym C. yeni) of eastern Ecuador, Bolivia, and Peru

Word History

Etymology

New Latin (specific epithet of Calospiza yeni), of American Indian origin

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“Yeni.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yeni. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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