Trogonidae

plural noun

Tro·​gon·​i·​dae
trōˈgänəˌdē
: 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

Etymology

New Latin, from Trogon, type genus + -idae

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“Trogonidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Trogonidae. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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