Definitions for rara avisˈrɛər ə ˈeɪ vɪs; ˈrɛər i ˈeɪ viz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ra•ra a•visˈrɛər ə ˈeɪ vɪs; ˈrɛər i ˈeɪ viz(n.)(pl.)ra•rae a•ves

  1. a rare person or thing; rarity.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of rara avis:

1600–10; < L: rare bird

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rare bird, rara avis(noun)

    a rare or unique person


  1. rara avis(Noun)

    A rare or unique person or thing.

  2. Origin: rara avis, plural rarae aves


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