Cracticidae

plural noun

Crac·​tic·​i·​dae
krakˈtisəˌdē
: a small family of Australasian oscine birds that were formerly included in the family Laniidae see strepera

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Cracticus, type genus (from Greek kraktikos noisy, from assumed Greek kraktos, verbal of Greek krazein to croak)—+ Greek -ikos -ic + -idae

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“Cracticidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cracticidae. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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