Campephagidae

plural noun
Cam·​pe·​phag·​i·​dae | \ ˌkampəˈfajəˌdē \

Definition of Campephagidae

: the family of passerine birds consisting of the cuckoo shrikes

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Other Words from Campephagidae

campephagine \ (ˈ)kam¦pefəˌjīn \ adjective

History and Etymology for Campephagidae

New Latin, from Campephaga, type genus (from Greek kampē caterpillar + New Latin -phaga) + -idae

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“Campephagidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Campephagidae. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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