Definition of Timeliidae in English:

Timeliidae

noun

Ornithology
rare, historical
  • The family of songbirds that comprises the babblers (now called Timaliidae).

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. From scientific Latin Timaliidae, altered form of Timeliidae from Timelia + -idae.

Pronunciation

Timeliidae

/tʌɪˈmiːlɪɪdiː/