Conopophagidae

plural noun

Co·​no·​po·​phag·​i·​dae
ˌkōnə(ˌ)pōˈfajəˌdē,
ˌkän-
: a small family of birds (order Passeriformes) that are related to the ovenbirds and have a large head and in some cases a very short tail

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Conopophaga, type genus (from Greek kōnōp-, kōnōps gnat, mosquito + New Latin -o- + -phaga) + -idae

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“Conopophagidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Conopophagidae. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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