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pith·y

 (pĭth′ē)
adj. pith·i·er, pith·i·est
1. Precisely meaningful; forceful and brief: a pithy comment.
2. Consisting of or resembling pith.

pith′i·ly adv.
pith′i·ness n.

pithy

(ˈpɪθɪ)
adj, pithier or pithiest
1. terse and full of meaning or substance
2. of, resembling, or full of pith
ˈpithily adv
ˈpithiness n

pith•y

(ˈpɪθ i)

adj. pith•i•er, pith•i•est.
1. brief, forceful, and meaningful in expression; terse; forcible: a pithy observation.
2. of, like, or abounding in pith.
[1300–50]
pith′i•ly, adv.
pith′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pithy - concise and full of meaning; "welcomed her pithy comments"; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen
concise - expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"

pithy

pithy

adjective
Precisely meaningful and tersely cogent:
Informal: brass-tacks.
Idioms: down to brass tacks, to the point.
Translations
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pithy

[ˈpɪθɪ] ADJ (pithier (compar) (pithiest (superl))) (Bot) → con mucho blanco en la cáscara (fig) (= terse) [statement, comment, style] → sucinto, conciso

pithy

[ˈpɪθi] adj [comment, saying, advice, description, dialogue] → lapidaire

pithy

adj (+er) (Bot) → reich an Mark; oranges etcdickschalig; (fig)prägnant, markig; pithy remarksKraftsprüche pl

pithy

[ˈpɪθɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (fig) (argument) → vigoroso/a; (remarks) → arguto/a; (account) → conciso/a
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Almost all obligate follower species are members of the family Thamnophilidae (Willson 2004), and within the family all but one obligate species are currently considered members of five genera (Gymnopithys, Rhegmatorhina, Phlegopsis, Pithys, or Phaenostictus) that, along with regular ant-followers of the genus Willisornis, belong in a monophyletic group that has maintained this phylogenetically conserved foraging specialization for millions of years (Brumfield et al.
all species with the exception of Pithys albifrons), we also noted whether the resulting formative plumage aspect was adult-female-like or adult-male-like.
hypoxantha--C hypoxanthuta (14) x x x Pithys castanea--C Pithys castaneus (15) E Rhegmatorhina m.
myotherinus C Hypocnemis subflava C U Schistocichla leucostigma Myrmeciza hemimelaena F U Pithys albifrons Rhegmatorhina melanosticta Hylophylaz naevius U Willisomis poecilinotus U Formicarius analis C R Chamaeza campanisona C.
fortis White-plumed Antbird Pithys albifrons Bicolored Antbird Gymnopithys leucaspis Hairy-crested Antbird Rhegmatorhina melanosticta Spot-backed Antbird Hylophylax naevius Scale-backed Antbird H.