plural noun
Rhi·​no·​cryp·​ti·​dae | \ ˌrīnəˈkriptəˌdē \

Definition of Rhinocryptidae

: a family of South American birds closely related to Furnariidae — see tapacolo

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History and Etymology for Rhinocryptidae

New Latin, from Rhinocrypta, type genus (from rhin- + -crypta, from Greek kryptos hidden) + -idae

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“Rhinocryptidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhinocryptidae. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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