Sylvicolidae

Syl·​vi·​col·​i·​dae | \ ˌsilvēˈkäləˌdē \

Definition of Sylvicolidae

taxonomic synonym of parulidae

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History and Etymology for Sylvicolidae

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

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

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