\stɹˈuːmjʊlˌə͡ʊz], \stɹˈuːmjʊlˌə‍ʊz], \s_t_ɹ_ˈuː_m_j_ʊ_l_ˌəʊ_z]\
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1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms (6th edition)
By J.H. Kenneth

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  • One who bears flame or light; name given to members a genus humming birds, from their being furnished with tuft flery crimson-colored feathers round neck like gorget. little flame-bearer inhabits inner side extinct volcano Chiriqui, in Veragua, about 9000 feet above the level of sea. It measures only 1/2 inches length. There are various other species, all tropical American.
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