Meaning of estrildid

es•tril•did

Pronunciation: (es'tril-did), [key]
— Ornith. Ornith.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to the family Estrildidae, comprising the grass finches, waxbills, mannikins, and other small finches.
—n.
  1. a bird of the family Estrildidae.
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