Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic family within the order Passeriformes — the bushtits.

Etymologies

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Aegithalos +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Fresh from a trip to the Himalayas following the recent Olympics (the Olympics were of course not held in the Himalayas), the Himalayan Minister for Culture, Won Hun Glow, presented the starlet with a lovely new pair of Aegithalidae, or long-tailed tits.

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