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Old Tuesday 14th July 2020, 17:31   #1
Gonçalo Elias
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Mesites

Hi guys,

The Mesitornithidae are a family of birds endemic to Madagascar.

In English they are called mesites, in French mésites, in Spanish mesitos.

I would like to know where this name came from and what it means.

Any ideias?

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Gonçalo
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