Ensifera

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Etymology 1[edit]

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From Latin ēnsifera (sword-bearing), referring to the blade-like bill.

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Ensifera f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Trochilidae – the sword-billed hummingbird.
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  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Latin ēnsifera (sword-bearing), referring to the blade-like ovipositor.

Proper noun[edit]

Ensifera

  1. A taxonomic suborder within the order Orthoptera – the crickets, katydids and weta.

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