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  1. Merops, genus Meropsnoun

    type genus of the Meropidae


  1. merops

    Merops is a genus within the bird family Meropidae, primarily consisting of species of bee-eaters. These birds are known for their bright, distinctive coloration, their sociable behavior, and for their diet which largely consists of bees and other flying insects. The genus Merops is widespread across Africa, Europe, and Asia.


  1. Merops

    Merops is a large genus of bee-eaters, a group of near passerine birds in the family Meropidae. The members of this Old World family are characterised by richly coloured plumage, slender bodies and usually elongated central tail feathers. They predominantly eat insects, especially bees, wasps and hornets, which are caught in the air. All bee-eaters are in the genus Merops and subfamily Meropinae except for three Asiatic bearded bee-eaters in the subfamily Nyctyornithinae. The species in Merops are: ⁕Little Bee-eater, Merops pusillus ⁕Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, Merops persicus ⁕Green Bee-eater, Merops orientalis ⁕White-throated Bee-eater, Merops albicollis ⁕Swallow-tailed Bee-eater, Merops hirundinaeus ⁕Blue-tailed Bee-eater, Merops phillipinus ⁕Black Bee-eater, Merops gularis ⁕Blue-headed Bee-eater, Merops muelleri ⁕Red-throated Bee-eater, Merops bullocki ⁕White-fronted Bee-eater, Merops bullockoides ⁕Blue-breasted Bee-eater, Merops variegatus ⁕Cinnamon-chested Bee-eater, Merops oreobates ⁕Black-headed Bee-eater, Merops breweri ⁕Somali Bee-eater, Merops revoilii ⁕Böhm's Bee-eater, Merops boehmi ⁕Blue-throated Bee-eater, Merops viridis ⁕Olive Bee-eater, Merops superciliosus

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of merops in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of merops in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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