plural noun

in some classifications
: a group of birds nearly equivalent to Passeres having the syringeal muscles attached to the ends of the bronchial half rings

Word History


New Latin, from acr- + -myodi (from Greek myōdēs muscular, from mys mouse, muscle)

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Acromyodi was in 1876

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“Acromyodi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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