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minivet

[min-uh-vet] /ˈmɪn əˌvɛt/
noun
1.
any of several small, long-tailed Asian cuckoo-shrikes of the genus Pericrocotus, having in the male black and red and in the female black and orange plumage.
Origin of minivet
1860-1865
1860-65; origin uncertain
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minivet

/ˈmɪnɪvɛt/
noun
1.
any brightly coloured tropical Asian cuckoo shrike of the genus Pericrocotus
Word Origin
C19: of unknown origin
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