Conopophagidae

plural noun
Co·​no·​po·​phag·​i·​dae | \ ˌkōnə(ˌ)pōˈfajəˌdē, ˌkän- \

Definition of Conopophagidae

: 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

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History and Etymology for Conopophagidae

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 4 Jul. 2022.

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