Sylviidae

plural noun
Syl·​vi·​idae | \silˈvīəˌdē\

Definition of Sylviidae 

: a family of small 10-primaried oscine passerine birds related to the thrushes and consisting of the Old World or true warblers and the kinglets and gnatcatchers of America

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History and Etymology for Sylviidae

New Latin, from Sylvia, type genus + -idae

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