drepanid

noun drep·a·nid \-nə̇d\

Definition of drepanid

plural

-s

  1. :  a bird of the family Drepanididae :  a Hawaiian honeycreeper

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Origin and Etymology of drepanid

irregular from New Latin Drepanididae


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