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Philemon f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Meliphagidae – the friarbirds.

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



From Ancient Greek Φιλήμων (Philḗmōn), from φιλήμων (philḗmōn, kindly, affectionate), from φιλέω (philéō, I love)


  • IPA(key): /ˌfaɪˈliːmɒn/
  • (sometimes) IPA(key): /ˈfɪlɜmɜn/

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Wiktionary has an Appendix listing books of the Bible

  1. The eighteenth book of the New Testament of the Bible, the epistle of Saint Paul to a fellow Christian called Philemon.
  2. A male given name, rather rare.

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