anhinga

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From New Latin anhinga or Portuguese anhingá, from Old Tupi ajíŋa, áyinga, or ayingá.

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anhinga (plural anhingas)

  1. (zoology) A fish-eating bird (Anhinga anhinga) of North America with a thin, pointed bill and a long, thin neck.
  2. (zoology) Synonym of darter: any bird of the genus Anhinga.

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Latin[edit]

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From Old Tupi ajíŋa, áyinga, or ayingá, possibly via Portuguese anhingá

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anhinga

  1. (zoology, New Latin) anhinga or snakebird, a member of the genus Anhinga.

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anhinga f (plural anhingas)

  1. anhinga (Anhinga anhinga, a bird of the Americas)

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