Definitions starting with T

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/trówpik/ [cf. OED tropic bird idem] n. the white-tailed tropic bird, Phaethon lepturus: 1731 The Tropick Bird (Catesby II 114). 1972 Locally they are known as "tropics" with a long “o” (Paterson 15).

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Last update: 2011-08-11 20:30
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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