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euphonia

[yoo-foh-nee-uh, -fohn-yuh] /yuˈfoʊ ni ə, -ˈfoʊn yə/
noun
1.
any of several small tanagers of the genus Euphonia, having a melodious song, most species of which have yellow and glossy black plumage.
Origin of euphonia
1585-1595
1585-95; < New Latin; see euphony
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  • It is termed eclipsis by the Irish grammarians, and is an evidence of a nice attention to euphonia.

    Elements of Gaelic Grammar Alexander Stewart

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