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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A book-name of the birds of the genus Hemignathus: so called because the under mandible is little more than half as long as the upper.
  • n. A fish of the genus Hemirhamphus; a hemirhamphine; a halfbeak. See Hemirhamphinæ.

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