noun, plural ra·rae a·ves [rair-ee -ey-veez; Latin rah-rahy -ah-wes]. /ˈrɛər i ˈeɪ viz; Latin ˈrɑ raɪ ˈɑ wɛs/.
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But as the old Avis ad goes, as No. 2, Oklahoma (with a solid 111 kills) tries harder.
The Goldfinch proves Tartt to be a rara avis; her own species, willingly chained to her demanding muse.
Soon Westin, Expedia, Hotels.com, and Avis asked to be removed from CGBG.
Microsoft-Yahoo becomes a genuine Pepsi to Google's Coke, Burger King to their McDonalds, Avis to their Hertz.
He is that rara avis, the politician who writes his own books.
En cette disette on eut avis de quelques racines que les Sauvages mangent au besoin, lesquelles sont bonnes comme Truffes.
A railway general manager in Ireland was in those days, strange to say, something of a rara avis.
Conditio rara est Cryptorchismus, seu retentio testiculorum in abdomine, plerumque sterilitatem gignit non necessario impotentiam.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
"Maggie Woodhall got several stamps from Mexico," said Avis.
"It was all Cissie's fault that we lost our collections," said Avis.