Sturnidae

plural noun

Stur·​ni·​dae
ˈstərnəˌdē
: a large family of passerine birds consisting of the Old World starlings and related birds and having ten primaries and characters somewhat intermediate between the crows and the American grackles see sturnus

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Sturnus, type genus + -idae

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“Sturnidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sturnidae. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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