Hirundinidae

plural noun Hir·un·din·i·dae \ˌhirənˈdinəˌdē\

Definition of Hirundinidae

  1. :  a family of passerine birds consisting of the swallows and martins

hirundinous

\hə̇ˈrəndənəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of hirundinidae

New Latin, from Hirundin-, Hirundo, type genus (from Latin, swallow) + -idae


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