Wednesday, June 14, 2000
Definitions for rara avis
- A rare or unique person or thing.
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Citations for rara avis
He was, after all, that rara avis, a Jewish Catholic priest with a wife and children.
"First of all," Arthur said, "Jack is that rara avis among Ivy League radicals, a birthright member of the proletariat."
Origin of rara avis
Rara avis is Latin for "rare bird."