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trochilus

[trok-uh-luh s] /ˈtrɒk ə ləs/
noun, plural trochili
[trok-uh-lahy] /ˈtrɒk əˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA).
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Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Greek tróchilos; see trochlea
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trochilus

/ˈtrɒkɪləs/
noun (pl) -li (-ˌlaɪ)
1.
another name for hummingbird
2.
any of several Old World warblers, esp Phylloscopus trochilus (willow warbler)
Word Origin
C16: via Latin from Greek trokhilos name of a small Egyptian bird said by ancient writers to pick the teeth of crocodiles, from trekhein to run
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