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leiothrix

Saltos de línea: leio|thrix
Pronunciación: /ˈlʌɪə(ʊ)θrɪks
 
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(also red-billed leiothrix)

Definición de leiothrix en inglés:

sustantivo

An Asian bird of the babbler family, with orange-yellow underparts and a melodious song, popular as a cage bird. Also called Pekin robin.
  • Leiothrix lutea, family Timaliidae
Example sentences
  • House Finches primarily inhabit forest edges and grassland, whereas the leiothrix is generally found in the understory of closed-canopy forest.
  • The red-billed leiothrix lives in the underbrush of mountain forests, where it often travels in small flocks singing its melodious song.

Origen

modern Latin, from Greek leios 'smooth' + thrix 'hair'.

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