nidification

noun
ni·​di·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ˌni-də-fə-ˈkā-shən, ˌnī-\

Definition of nidification 

: the act, process, or technique of building a nest

First Known Use of nidification

1658, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nidification

Medieval Latin nidification-, nidificatio, from Latin nidificare to build a nest, from nidus nest

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