anhinga

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Portuguese anhingá or anhangá, from Old Tupi ajíŋa (also transcribed as áyinga or ayingá)

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anhinga (plural anhingas)

  1. A fish-eating bird, Anhinga anhinga, from North America having a thin, pointed bill and long, thin neck.
  2. A bird of the family Anhingidae.

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