Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Passeriformes — the cuckooshrikes.

Etymologies

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Campephaga +‎ -idae

Examples

  • In the eastern hemisphere, also, we have the babbling-thrushes (Timaliidae), the cuckoo-shrikes (Campephagidae), the honey-suckers (Meliphagidae), and several other smaller groups which are certainly not coloured above the average standard of temperate birds.

    Darwinism (1889)

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