plural noun Pic·i·dae \ˈpisəˌdē, ˈpīs-\

Definition of Picidae

  1. :  a family of birds (suborder Pici) comprising the woodpeckers, the piculets, and the wrynecks

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Origin and Etymology of picidae

New Latin, from Picus, type genus + -idae

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