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nidification

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noun ni·di·fi·ca·tion \ˌni-də-fə-ˈkā-shən, ˌnī-\

Definition of nidification

  1. :  the act, process, or technique of building a nest



Origin and Etymology of nidification

Medieval Latin nidification-, nidificatio, from Latin nidificare to build a nest, from nidus nest


First Known Use: 1658


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