Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Piciformes — the puffbirds.

Etymologies

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Bucco +‎ -idae

Examples

  • (Bucconidae) build in similar places; while the toucans, barbets, trogons, woodpeckers, and parrots all make their nests in hollow trees.

    Darwinism (1889)

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