from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or having the characteristics of the Nestorinæ pertaining to the genus Nestor.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • OW 1868-1885 OW larine gull OW tringine sandpiper OW meleagrine turkey W trochilidine humming - milvine kite 1727-1842 bird 1885 OW OW trochiline humming - nestorine kea, kaka W bird W phasianine pheasant turdine thrush 1890 1868

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IV No 1


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