Nidificate
Nidificate \Nid"i*fi*cate\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Nidificated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nidificating}.] [L. nidificare, nidificatum; nidus nest + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See {-fy}, and cf. {nest}.] To make a nest. [1913 Webster]

Where are the fishes which nidificated in trees? --Lowell. [1913 Webster]


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  • nidificate — nidification, n. nidificational, adj. /nid euh fi kayt /, v.i., nidificated, nidificating. to build a nest. [1810 20; < L nidificatus (ptp. of nidificare to build a nest); see NIDIFY, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • nidificate — verb To make or build a nest. Syn: nidify, nidulate …   Wiktionary

  • nidificate — nid·i·fi·cate …   English syllables

  • nidificate — To build a nest …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • nidificate — /ˈnɪdəfəkeɪt/ (say niduhfuhkayt) verb (i) (nidificated, nidificating) to build a nest. Also, nidify. {Latin nīdificātus, past participle} –nidification /nɪdəfəˈkeɪʃən/ (say niduhfuh kayshuhn), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • nidificate — v.intr. = NIDIFY …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nidificated — Nidificate Nid i*fi*cate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Nidificated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nidificating}.] [L. nidificare, nidificatum; nidus nest + ficare (in comp.) to make. See { fy}, and cf. {nest}.] To make a nest. [1913 Webster] Where are the fishes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nidificating — Nidificate Nid i*fi*cate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Nidificated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nidificating}.] [L. nidificare, nidificatum; nidus nest + ficare (in comp.) to make. See { fy}, and cf. {nest}.] To make a nest. [1913 Webster] Where are the fishes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nid|i|fy — «NIHD uh fy», intransitive verb, fied, fy|ing. to build a nest or nests. ╂[< Latin nīdificāre; see etym. under nidificate (Cf. ↑nidificate)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kozloduy Island — ( bg. остров Козлодуй, ostrov Kozloduy ) is the second largest Bulgarian Danubian island (after Belene Island). Located opposite the town of Kozloduy, it is 7.5 km in length and between 0.5 and 1.6 km in width, with an area of 6.1 km².The island… …   Wikipedia

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