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

Definition of Apodiformes

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

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History and Etymology for Apodiformes

New Latin, from Apod-, Apus + -iformes

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