plural noun
For·​mi·​ca·​ri·​idae | \ ˌfȯrməkəˈrīəˌdē \

Definition of Formicariidae

: a large family (suborder Tyranni) comprising the typical antbirds of tropical America — compare furnariidae

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Other Words from Formicariidae

formicarioid \ -​ˈka(a)rēˌȯid \ adjective or noun
formicaroid \ -​ˈka(a)ˌrȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Formicariidae

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

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“Formicariidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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