Apodiformes

plural noun Apod·i·for·mes \əˌpädəˈfȯrˌmēz\

Definition of Apodiformes

  1. :  an order of birds with long narrow wings and weak feet that comprises the swifts and the humming birds

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Origin and Etymology of apodiformes

New Latin, from Apod-, Apus + -iformes


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