Definition of Trochili. Meaning of Trochili. Synonyms of Trochili

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Definition of Trochili

Trochili Troch"i*li, n. pl. [NL. See Trochilus.] (Zo["o]l.) A division of birds comprising the humming birds.
Trochilus Troch"i*lus, n.; pl. Trochili. [L. trochilus a kind of small bird. Gr. ?, fr. ? to run.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A genus of humming birds. It Formerly included all the known species. (b) Any one of several species of wrens and kinglets. [Obs.] (c) The crocodile bird. 2. (Arch.) An annular molding whose section is concave, like the edge of a pulley; -- called also scotia.

Meaning of Trochili from wikipedia

- 1906 (treeswifts) Family Apodidae Olphe-Galliard 1887 (swifts) Suborder Trochili Genus †Palescyvus Karchu 1988 Family †Cypselavidae Mourer-Chauviré 2006...