Icteridae

plural noun Ic·ter·i·dae \ ikˈterəˌdē \

Definition of Icteridae

:a large family of American oscine birds comprising the orioles, the American blackbirds, the bobolinks, and the meadowlarks and having nine primaries, a sharp conical bill, and no rictal bristles

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Origin and Etymology of icteridae

New Latin, from Icterus, type genus + -idae


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