Definition of Family Trochilidae

1. Noun. Hummingbirds.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Trochilidae

family Trapaceae
family Tremellaceae
family Trephritidae
family Treponemataceae
family Triakidae
family Tribonemaceae
family Trichechidae
family Trichiuridae
family Trichodontidae
family Tricholomataceae
family Tridacnidae
family Triglidae
family Trilliaceae
family Trionychidae
family Triopidae
family Trochilidae (current term)
family Troglodytidae
family Trogonidae
family Trombiculidae
family Trombidiidae
family Tropaeolaceae
family Trypetidae
family Tuberaceae
family Tuberculariaceae
family Tulostomaceae
family Tulostomataceae
family Tupaiidae
family Turnicidae
family Tylenchidae

Literary usage of Family Trochilidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... the way to dividing what low as the family Trochilidae into two groups, the distinc- xn which was that in the one the bill was arched and in straight, ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... with but few exceptions, have followed his example, so that nowadays humming-birds are universally recognized as forming the family Trochilidae. ..."

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