Coerebidae

plural noun

Coe·​reb·​i·​dae
sə̇ˈrebəˌdē
: a family of birds comprising the honeycreepers (see honeycreeper sense 1) that is now often considered part of the family Thraupidae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Coereba, type genus (from Tupi guira coereba, a bird) + -idae

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“Coerebidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Coerebidae. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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