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- n. A device that enucleates.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ornithology: The specific name of the pine-grosbeak, Pinicola enucleator, from its habit of picking out seeds in eating.
- n. plural [capitalized] A name of the Psittaci, the crackers or parrots.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It was enucleator, as in one who enucleates, or removes tumors (or in this case, eyes).
Pine Grosbeak Pinicola enucleator, originally uploaded by corbeau_du_nord.