phainopepla

[fey-ahy-noh-pep-luh, fey-uh-]
noun
a crested passerine bird, Phainopepla nitens, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin, equivalent to Greek phaín(ein) to give light, shine + -o- -o- + Neo-Latin -pepla, feminine derivative of Greek péplos peplos; see -a2

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