from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of African weaver-birds of the family Ploceidæ, established by Strickland in 1842.
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Our results were two species of kingfishers (_alcedo_), the third and larger kind not showing; a true curlew (_Numenius arquata_), charming little black swallows (_Wardenia nigrita_), the common English swallow;
96 CHRYSOMELAtenebricofa. no nigrita Punfta in excmplaribus meis non alba fed lutea funt.