trochilidine

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EtymologyEdit

From Translingual Trochilidae (family name).

AdjectiveEdit

trochilidine ‎(comparative more trochilidine, superlative most trochilidine)

  1. (ornithology, rare) Of, or pertaining to hummingbirds.
    • 1892, Robert Ridgway, THE HUMMING BIRDS., page 261:
      Trochilidine literature has never entirely recovered from its effect.

SynonymsEdit

  • trochiline