Syn: ↑family Ploceidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres
Member Meronyms:

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\\plōˈsēəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Ploceus, type genus + -idae
: a large family of Old World passerine birds that are predominantly African, somewhat resemble finches, and comprise the weaverbirds — see ploceus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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