Syl·vi·col·i·dae \ˌsilvēˈkäləˌdē\

Definition of Sylvicolidae

  1. taxonomic synonym of parulidae

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Origin and Etymology of sylvicolidae

New Latin, from Sylvicola, type genus (from Latin, adjective, inhabiting the forest, from silvi-, sylvi- —from silva, sylva forest—+ -cola inhabitant) + -idae — more at -colous

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