plural noun
Sit·ti·dae | \ˈsitəˌdē\

Definition of Sittidae 

: a family of passerine birds consisting of the nuthatches and formerly regarded as a subfamily of Paridae or of Certhiidae

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History and Etymology for Sittidae

New Latin, from Sitta, type genus + -idae

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