Picoid Pi"coid, a. [Picus + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Like or pertaining to the Pici. [1913 Webster]

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  • picoid — ˈpīˌkȯid adjective Etymology: pic (from New Latin Picidae) + oid : resembling or related to the Picidae * * * picoid, a. Ornith. (ˈpaɪkɔɪd) [f. L. pīcus woodpecker + oid.] Resembling the Picidæ or Woodpeckers in form …   Useful english dictionary

  • picoid — pi·coid …   English syllables

  • picoideous — picoideous, a. Ornith. (paɪˈkɔɪdɪəs) [f. mod. L. picoide us picoid + ous.] Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Picoideæ, a suborder of birds including Woodpeckers, Honey guides, Barbets, Toucans, Jacamars, and Puff birds. So piˈcoidean, a …   Useful english dictionary

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