plural noun

: a family (coextensive with the order Trogoniformes) of showy tropical nonpasserine forest birds that have a short stout dentate bill and heterodactylous feet see trogon

Word History


New Latin, from Trogon, type genus + -idae

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“Trogonidae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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