HyperDic: family_mimidae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Mimidae:
NOUNanimalfamily Mimidae, Mimidaesometimes considered a subfamily of Troglodytidae
English > family Mimidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningsometimes considered a subfamily of Troglodytidae: mockingbirds; catbirds; thrashers.
Member ofOscines, suborder Oscines, Passeres, suborder PasseresTwo names for the suborder of typical songbirds
MembersDumetella, genus Dumetellacatbirds
Melanotis, genus MelanotisA genus of Mimidae
Mimus, genus Mimustype genus of the family Mimidae
Toxostoma, genus Toxostomathrashers
Broaderbird familyA family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

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