Dendrocolaps

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Dendrocolaps grece picus avis.


Apparatus:

Dendrocolaps ABC e | Dendrokolaps f

picus ABC f | piccus e


Translation:

Dendrocolaps is the Greek word for Latin picus {the bird "woodpecker"}.


Commentary:

Cf. Greek δενδροκολάπτης /dendrokoláptēs/ "woodpecker". The word, which means literally: "tree-pecker", is a compound of δένδρον /déndron/ "tree" and κολάπτω /koláptō/ "to peck (of birds)".


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