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See also: batis, batís, and bâtis


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Proper noun[edit]

Batis f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Platysteiridaesparrow-like birds of sub-Saharan Africa.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Bataceae – salt-tolerant plants native to warm-temperate to tropical America and tropical Australasia; pickleweed.



Further reading[edit]


  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276