Polymyodi

plural noun

Poly·​my·​odi
ˌpälēˌmīˈōˌdī,
-lə̇ˌm-
in former classifications
: a group of birds nearly equivalent to Passeres
polymyodian
¦⸗⸗ˌ⸗¦ōdēən
adjective
or polymyodous
-dəs

Word History

Etymology

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 13 Jul. 2024.

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