Troglodytes


Troglodytes
noun
type genus of the Troglodytidae
Syn: ↑genus Troglodytes
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Troglodytidae, ↑family Troglodytidae

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\\ˌträgləˈdīˌtēz, träˈglädəˌ-\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek trōglodytēs
1. : a genus of typical wrens including the common wren of the Old World, the American house wren, and related birds
2. in former classifications : a genus comprising the gorilla and chimpanzee and being an invalid homonym of the wren genus

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Troglodytes /-lodˈi-tēz/ noun
The wren genus
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Main Entry:troglodyte

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