Vireonidae

plural noun Vir·e·on·i·dae \ˌvirēˈänəˌdē\

Definition of Vireonidae

  1. :  a family of small insectivorous American passerine birds that are plainly but delicately colored chiefly in olivaceous and grayish shades, that are sweet singers, and that usually build pensile nests

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Origin and Etymology of vireonidae

New Latin, from Vireon-, Vireo, type genus + -idae


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