Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Passeriformes — Old World sparrows and snowfinches.

Etymologies

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Passer +‎ -idae

Examples

  • These include different redstarts (Muscicapidae), swallows (Hirundinidae), larks (Alaudidae), sparrows (Passeridae), common and European goldfinch (Fringillidae), and buntings.

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