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Golden-crowned Kinglet
2005-06-09 12:16:43

The Golden-crowned Kinglet (Regulus satrapa) is a very small songbird characterized by their olive-grey upperparts, white underparts, thin bill and short tail. They have white wing bars, a black stripe through the eyes and a yellow crown surrounded by black. The adult male has an orange patch in the middle of the yellow crown. Their breeding habitat is coniferous forests across Canada, the...

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cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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