Formicariidae

plural noun

For·​mi·​ca·​ri·​idae
ˌfȯrməkəˈrīəˌdē
: a large family (suborder Tyranni) comprising the typical antbirds of tropical America compare furnariidae
formicarioid
-ˈka(a)rēˌȯid
adjective or noun
formicaroid
-ˈka(a)ˌrȯid
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Formicarius, type genus (from Latin formica + -arius -ary) + -idae

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

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