plural noun
Ori·​ol·​i·​dae | \ -ˈäl- \

Definition of Oriolidae

: a family of passerine birds related to the crows and consisting of the Old World orioles most of which inhabit tropical and subtropical regions

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History and Etymology for Oriolidae

New Latin, from Oriolus, type genus (from Medieval Latin oryolus) + -idae

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“Oriolidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oriolidae. Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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