plural noun
Poly·​my·​odi | \ ˌpälēˌmīˈōˌdī, -lə̇ˌm- \

Definition of Polymyodi

in former classifications
: a group of birds nearly equivalent to Passeres

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Other Words from Polymyodi

polymyodian \ ¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗¦ōdēən \ or polymyodous \ -​dəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Polymyodi

New Latin, from poly- + -myodi (from Greek myōdēs muscular, from mys mouse, muscle)

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“Polymyodi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polymyodi. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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