Tracheophonae

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

Definition of Tracheophonae

in former classifications

  1. :  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 — more at ban


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