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Raptorious
raptors
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rapture of the deep
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raptures
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rapturously
rapturousness
raptus
raptus hemorrhagicus
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rare bird
rare earth
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rare-roasted
rarebit
raree-show
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rara avis definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a rare or unique person [syn: rare bird, rara avis]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural rara avises or rarae aves) Etymology: Latin, rare bird Date: 1607 rarity 2

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. rarae aves) a rarity; a kind of person or thing rarely encountered. Etymology: L, = rare bird

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

[L.] 1. Rare bird. 2. Curiosity, rare thing, unusual thing, rarity, prodigy.



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