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Definition of the noun trochilidae

What does trochilidae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. hummingbirds


"Trochilidae" is a lithograph by German naturalist Ernst Haeckel. This lithograph is from his book Kunstformen der Natur, which was first published in 1899.

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"Trochilidae" is a book by Ernst Hartert.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Trochilidae

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Google previewThe Bird (2009)

A Natural History of Who Birds Are, Where They Came From, and How They Live by Colin Tudge

Family TROCHILIDAE is the hummingbirds. all from the New World. from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego (they are not exclusively tropical) and out into the West Indies. Ninety percent of the 328 species are “typical” hummingbirds in the subfamily ...

Google previewBlackfoot Dictionary of Stems, Roots, and Affixes (2017)

Third Edition by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell

Trochilidae naamóísisttsii nan hummingbird (lit.: bee bird), Latin: Trochilidae 155 ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

Trochilidae possibly Trochilidae family, probably including Selasphorus rufus, Archilochus alexandri, and Stellula calliope:: pésk'a. Troglodytes aedon Troglodytes troglodytes pacificus, may also include (esp.)Thryomanes bewickii ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)


to Trochilidae,. must be remembered too that where, in the preceding paragraphs, “lines” of demarcation have been spoken of, such lines are in truth tracts of country often from one to two hundred miles in breadth, and in most cases there ...

Google previewArguing for Evolution: An Encyclopedia for Understanding Science (2011)

An Encyclopedia for Understanding Science by Sehoya H. Cotner, Randy Moore

“DNA Hybridization Evidence for the Principal Lineages of Hummingbirds (Aves: Trochilidae).” Molecular Biology and Evolution 14 (3): 325–343. Blomme, Tine, Klaas Vandepoele, Stefanie De Bodt, Cedric Simillion, Steven Maere, and Yves ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Hummingbird (Apodiformes, Trochilidae) Typical Song Bird (Passeriformes, Fringillidae) Flamingo (Phoenicopteriformes, Phoenicopteridae) Ostrich ( Struthioniformes, Struthionidae) Woodpecker (Piciformes, Picidae) Penguin ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Hummingbirds are birds that comprise the family Trochilidae.

Google previewA Dictionary of Animal Behaviour (2006)

by David Mcfarland

hummingbirds (Trochilidae), some bowerbirds ( Ptilonorhynchinae), some manakins (Pipridae), and some weavers, such as the village ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aphrodisiacs (2013)

Psychoactive Substances for Use in Sexual Practices by Christian Rätsch, Claudia Müller-Ebeling

Trochilidae (Hummingbird Family), Order Apodiformes; Class Aves (birds) Other Names Chupaflores, chupamirto, chuparrosa (Spanish, “rose sucker”), colibrí, coquette, huitzlin, huitzllin, huitzitzilin (Aztec), huitziltziltótotl, kolibri, mango, pajarito ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islands (2009)

by Rosemary G. Gillespie, D. A. Clague

NI NI VU NI NI NI NI NI NI Mammals Didelphidae Muridae Procyonidae Tayassuidae Birds Cracidae Accipitridae Trochilidae Picidae Tyrannidae Vireonidae Troglodytidae Sylviidae Mimidae Parulidae Thraupidae Emberizidae Cardinalidae ...

Google previewDictionary of Caribbean English Usage (2003)

by Richard Allsopp, Jeannette Allsopp

humming birds; Trochilidae spp. [Folk name, from its habit of visiting from flower to flower probing with its long (in some varieties also ...

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The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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