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1 Aristotle says ten.
2 A mere fable. Cuvier says that the ægithus of Aristotle was probably a kind of sparrow.
3 Said to be three in number; a mere fable. The buzzard probably is meant.
4 The family of the Buteones belonged to the gens Fabia.
5 Cuvier thinks that he means to identify this kind with the triorchis, of which Aristotle says that it is to be seen at all seasons.
6 See B. vi. c. 36.
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