Meaning of TRERON in English


ˈtrēˌrän noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek trērōn timid, shy, dove; akin to Greek trein to flee, be afraid — more at terror

: a genus comprising fruit-eating pigeons of southern Asia, the East Indies, and other warm parts of the Old World that have the plumage largely green shading into purple or maroon and being the type of a subfamily of Columbidae or sometimes of a distinct family

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