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, pl.


(stel'yū-lă, -lē),
A small star or a star-shaped figure.
[L. dim. of stella, star]
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, pl. stellulae (stel'yū-lă, -lē)
A small star or star-shaped figure.
[L. dim. of stella, star]
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ON A HUMID MORNING IN OCTOBER, a bird bander named Rusty Trump reaches into a pull-string trap and lifts out a calliope hummingbird. This species, which summers in western mountain meadows and forests, normally migrates to Mexico in the fall.
Others, including the broad-tailed and calliope hummingbirds, venture north to breed in the Rocky Mountains.