Psilopaedes
Psilopaedes Psi`lo*p[ae]"des, n. pl. [NL., from Gr.? bare + ?, ?, offspring.] (Zo["o]l.) birds whose young at first have down on the pteryl[ae] only; -- called also {Gymnop[ae]des}. [1913 Webster]

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  • psilopaedes — psi·lo·pae·des …   English syllables

  • psilopaedes — ˌsīlōˈpē(ˌ)dēz noun plural Etymology: New Latin, from psil + Greek paides, plural of païs child more at few archaic : altrices …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gymnopaedes — Psilopaedes Psi lo*p[ae] des, n. pl. [NL., from Gr.? bare + ?, ?, offspring.] (Zo[ o]l.) birds whose young at first have down on the pteryl[ae] only; called also {Gymnop[ae]des}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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