quelea

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English[edit]

A red-billed quelea (Quelea quelea aethiopica) ♀
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin quelea, coined as a specific name by Linnaeus; of uncertain etymology but possibly related to Late Latin qualea (quail).

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Noun[edit]

quelea (plural queleas)

  1. The African weaverbird (genus Quelea).

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References[edit]

  • "quelea, n.", in the Oxford English Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

quelea f (genitive queleae); first declension

  1. (New Latin) quelea

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative quelea queleae
Genitive queleae queleārum
Dative queleae queleīs
Accusative queleam queleās
Ablative queleā queleīs
Vocative quelea queleae