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rhamphotheca

[ ram-fuh-thee-kuh ]
/ ˌræm fəˈθi kə /
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noun
the horny covering of a bird's bill.
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Origin of rhamphotheca

1865–70; <Greek rhámpho(s) beak + theca

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