Tracheophonae

plural noun Tra·cheo·pho·nae \ ˌtrākēəˈfōˌnē , trəˌkē- \

Definition of Tracheophonae

in former classifications
: a group comprising clamatorial birds with the syrinx thin-walled and tracheal, the syringeal muscles few, and the semirings few and thin and including the families Dendrocolaptidae, Formicariidae, and Conopophagidae

tracheophone

\ˈtrākēəˌfōn, trəˈk-\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of tracheophonae

New Latin, from trache- + Greek phōnē sound, voice


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