Amytornis

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TranslingualEdit

Amytornis purnelli

EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from Ancient Greek Αμυτις ‎(Amutis), Αμιτυς ‎(Amitus, name of supposedly licentious Persian queen) (from Old Persian *Umati, equivalent to Avestan humaiti ‎(humaiti)) + ὄρνις ‎(órnis, bird)

Proper nounEdit

Amytornis m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Maluridae – the grasswrens.

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ReferencesEdit

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