plural noun Tro·chil·i·dae \trōˈkiləˌdē\

Definition of Trochilidae

  1. :  a family of small often brilliantly colored birds (order Apodiformes) consisting of the hummingbirds


\-ˌdīn, -də̇n\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of trochilidae

New Latin, from trochilus + -idae

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