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Any of several brightly colored passerine birds of the genus Pitta that live in forests of Asia, Australia, and Africa and have a strong bill, a short tail, and long legs.
[Telugu piṭṭa, bird.]
(Animals) any of various small brightly coloured ground-dwelling tropical birds of the genus Pitta
[C19: from Telugu]
In Ayurvedic medicine this is one of three doshas (the other two being kapha and vata) and resulting from the combination of the Bhutas fire and water by agni.