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elepaio

[el-uh-pahy-oh]
noun, plural el·e·pai·os.
  1. 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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Historical Examples of elepaio

  • Elepaio, a small green bird (Chasiempis sandwichensis), p. 125.

    Hawaiian Folk Tales

    Various