elepaio

[ el-uh-pahy-oh ]
/ ˌɛl əˈpaɪ oʊ /

noun, plural el·e·pai·os.

a small brown-backed or gray-backed Hawaiian flycatcher, Chasiempis sandwichensis, having white wing bars, a white rump, and a blackish cocked tail.

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Origin of elepaio

From the Hawaiian word ʿelepaio
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