Conopophagidae

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

Definition of Conopophagidae

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of conopophagidae

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


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