Definition of Trochili

1. n. pl. A division of birds comprising the humming birds.



Definition of Trochili

1. trochilus [n] - See also: trochilus

Medical Definition of Trochili

1. A division of birds comprising the humming birds. Origin: NL. See Trochilus. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trochili

trochanteric syndrome
trochanterplasty
trochanters
trochantin
trochantine
trochantines
trochantinian
trochar
trochars
troche
trochee
trochees
troches
trochi
trochil
trochili (current term)
trochilic
trochilics
trochilidine
trochilidist
trochilidists
trochilos
trochils
trochilus
troching
trochings
trochisci
trochiscus
trochisk
trochisks

Literary usage of Trochili

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1893)
"... and Magazine of Natural History' (Vol. VII. pp. 375-379), as duly noted in the 'Addenda' to the present volume. The trochili occupy pp. 27-433 of Vol. ..."

2. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1893)
"... aud trochili has been overstated, not to say exaggerated, and I am accordingly glad to find that the results of your researches support entirely and ..."

3. Bulletin by United States National Museum (1911)
"... (trochili), humérus extremely short and manus relatively very long; bill either short and broadly triangular with gape deeply cleft and nostrils opening ..."

4. Travels of a Naturalist: A Record of Adventures, Discoveries, History and by Adolphe Boucard (1894)
"To give an idea of the difficulties encountered all along, I shall just mention some of the genera included in the trochili ..."

5. The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: Among which are by John Nichols (1823)
"... this supposition will make the motto sufficiently applicable. Dr. Shaw, in his General Zoology, has described 69 species of trochili, and 106 species of ..."

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