Pandion

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Etymology[edit]

Named by French biologist Marie Jules César Savigny from Ancient Greek Πανδίων (Pandíōn), after Pandion II, a mythological king whose successor Nisos was said to have transformed into a sea-eagle.

Proper noun[edit]

Pandion m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Pandionidae – the osprey.

References[edit]

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

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πανδίων (Pandíōn).

Proper noun[edit]

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Pandion

  1. (Greek mythology) The name of two kings of Athens (Pandion I and Pandion II).

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