plural noun
Mim·​i·​dae | \ ˈmiməˌdē \

Definition of Mimidae

: a family of American passerine birds that includes the catbird, mockingbirds, and thrashers and is sometimes considered to constitute a subfamily of Troglodytidae

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History and Etymology for Mimidae

New Latin, from Mimus, type genus + -idae

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“Mimidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mimidae. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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