plural noun
Ti·​nam·​i·​dae | \ tə̇ˈnaməˌdē \

Definition of Tinamidae

: a family of large predominantly terrestrial birds (order Tinamiformes) comprising the tinamous

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History and Etymology for Tinamidae

New Latin, from Tinamus, type genus (from French tinamou) + -idae

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“Tinamidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tinamidae. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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