plural noun
Cer·​thi·​i·​dae | \ (ˌ)sərˈthīəˌdē \

Definition of Certhiidae

: a family (suborder Passeres) of small Old World and New World birds including the typical creepers

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History and Etymology for Certhiidae

New Latin, from Certhia, type genus + -idae

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“Certhiidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Certhiidae. Accessed 30 May. 2020.

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