plural noun
Ac·​ro·​my·​o·​di | \ ¦a-krō-ˌmī-ˈō-ˌdī \

Definition of Acromyodi

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

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First Known Use of Acromyodi

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Acromyodi

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

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“Acromyodi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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