Motacillidae

plural noun

Mo·​ta·​cil·​li·​dae
: a family of oscine birds comprising the wagtails and the pipits

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Motacilla, type genus + -idae

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“Motacillidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Motacillidae. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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