Type genus of the Motacillidae: wagtails; Also called: genus Motacilla.
motacilla alba / |motacilla| ˈælbə /
Množina reči motacilla alba je motacilla albas.
wagtail / wæɡteɪl /
Množina reči wagtail je wagtails.
Old World bird having a very long tail that jerks up and down as it walks.
Any slim narrow-billed bird of the genus Motacilla, about 18 cm/7 in long, with a characteristic flicking movement of the tail. There are about 30 species, found mostly in Eurasia and Africa.
ETYM AS. waescere.
1. A flat disk placed to prevent leakage.
2. A home appliance for washing clothes and linens automatically; SYN. automatic washer, washing machine.
3. Someone who washes things for a living.