Dicruridae

plural noun Di·cru·ri·dae \dīˈkru̇rəˌdē\

Definition of Dicruridae

  1. :  a family of Old World passerine birds that are usually black with rather large hooked bills, short metatarsi and small toes, long wings, and a tail with 10 rectrices and usually a deep fork — see drongo

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Origin and Etymology of dicruridae

New Latin, from Dicrurus, type genus (from Greek dikroos, dikrous, dikros + New Latin -urus) + -idae


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