rhamphotheca

[ ram-fuh-thee-kuh ]
/ ˌræm fəˈθi kə /

noun

the horny covering of a bird's bill.

Nearby words

  1. rhagades,
  2. rhagae,
  3. rhamadhan,
  4. rhamnaceous,
  5. rhamnose,
  6. rhanja,
  7. rhapsodic,
  8. rhapsodist,
  9. rhapsodize,
  10. rhapsodomancy

Origin of rhamphotheca

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

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