psilopaedes

Psilopaedes

Psi`lo*p[ae]"des\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr.? bare + ?, ?, offspring.] (Zo["o]l.) birds whose young at first have down on the pteryl[ae] only; -- called also Gymnop[ae]des.
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