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Of a bird: having a syrinx whose muscles are attached to the ends of the bronchial semi-rings; specifically (in Garrod's scheme) belonging to the division Acromyodi of passerine birds, closely corresponding to the suborder Oscines (the songbirds).
Late 19th century. From scientific Latin Acromyodi, former group name from acro- + -myodi + -an.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.