Definitions

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

Etymologies

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Malurus +‎ -idae

Examples

  • This is the case with the Maluridae, or superb warblers of Australia, in which the males are very brilliant during the pairing season and the females quite plain, yet they build domed nests.

    Darwinism (1889)

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