Definition of Criniger in US English:

Criniger

noun

Ornithology
  • A genus of African and Asian bulbuls (family Pycnonotidae), which have bristly hairlike feathers around the bill.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. From scientific Latin Criniger from classical Latin crīniger long-haired.

Pronunciation

Criniger

/ˈkrɪnɪ(d)ʒə/