elepaio

[ el-uh-pahy-oh ]
/ ˌɛl əˈpaɪ oʊ /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. elenctic,
  2. elenore,
  3. eleoma,
  4. eleonora,
  5. eleoptene,
  6. elephant,
  7. elephant bird,
  8. elephant butte,
  9. elephant ear,
  10. elephant fish

Origin of elepaio

From the Hawaiian word ʿelepaio

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