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Meaning of epithema by Wiktionary Dictionary

epithema


    Etymology

    New Latin, from Ancient Greek .

    Noun

    epithema

    1. ( zoology ) A horny excrescence upon the beak of birds .



Definition of epithema by GCIDE Dictionary

epithema


  1. Epithema n. [NL., from Gr. ἐπί upon + a case, box, fr. to place.] ( Zoöl. ) A horny excrescence upon the beak of birds.