Thraupidae

plural noun Thrau·pi·dae \ˈthrȯpəˌdē\

Definition of Thraupidae

  1. :  a family of passerine birds comprising the tanagers and closely related to Fringillidae

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Origin and Etymology of thraupidae

New Latin, from Thraupis, type genus (from Greek thraupis, a small bird) + -idae


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