• Definition for "musophaga"
    • the standard genus of Musophagidœ, formerly coextensive because…
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musophaga definition

  • noun:
    • the standard genus of Musophagidœ, formerly coextensive because of the household, today restricted to such types as M. violacea and M. rossœ, of a glossy bluish-black color and furnished with a frontal shield or casque.
    • type genus associated with Musophagidae
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