plural noun
Mus·​ci·​cap·​i·​dae | \ ˌməsəˈkapəˌdē \

Definition of Muscicapidae

: a very large family of oscine passerine birds consisting of the Old World or true flycatchers and sometimes including also the thrushes, warblers, and babblers

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History and Etymology for Muscicapidae

New Latin, from Muscicapa, type genus + -idae

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“Muscicapidae.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 24 January 2020.

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