Prionopidae

plural noun
Pri·​o·​nop·​i·​dae | \ ˌprīəˈnäpəˌdē \

Definition of Prionopidae

: a family of African passerine birds consisting of the helmet shrikes

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History and Etymology for Prionopidae

New Latin, from Prionops, type genus (from prion- + -ops) + -idae

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“Prionopidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Prionopidae. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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