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Definition of the noun Viduinae
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Viduinae is a subfamily of Passeriformes.
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Encyclopedia of Deserts (2017)
by Michael A. Mares
The parasitic indigobirds and whydahs and the waxbills are sometimes included as two additional subfamilies (the Viduinae and Estrildinae, respectively). Further , the weaver family itself has been subsumed within the family Passeridae (the ...
Well-known examples include parasitic cuckoos, cowbirds and viduine finches ( Viduinae). Intraspecih'c brood parasitism, which is considered an early step in the evolution of interspecific parasitism, has been reported for a range of insect, fish ...
Including Atlas of the World and Cyclopedia of Names
Viduinae, detached from Vidua for the wiretailed veuves or whidah-birds, which have in the male the four middle tail-feathers wire-shafted with a racket at the end : later called Tetramura (Reichenbach, 1861). The type and only species is V.
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1899)
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
Viduinae; the veuves, widow-birds, or whidah-birds. Notype having been originally indicated, the name is practically conterminous with Vidwinae in a narrow sense, and has been variously restricted b different writers, notably to V. principalis ...
by William Dwight Whitney
+ Estrelda-J A genus of_ Viduinae. detached from Vidua for the wiretailed veuves or whidah-birds,which have in the male the four middle tail-feathers wire-shafted With a racket at the end: later called Tetracnura ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chrisholm
Viduinae: sec Widow-bird. "idy, Switz.
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Scrabble value of V4I1D2U1I1N1A1E1
The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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