Polymyoid
Polymyoid Po*lym"y*oid, a. [Poly- + Gr. ?, ?, muscle + -oid.] (Zo["o]l.) Having numerous vocal muscles; of or pertaining to the Polymyod[ae]. [1913 Webster]

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  • polymyoid — adjective polymyodian …   Wiktionary

  • polymyoid — poly·my·oid …   English syllables

  • polymyoid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|mīˌȯid adjective Etymology: poly + my + oid 1. : having many syringeal muscles 2. [New Latin Polymyodi + English oid] : polymyodian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Polymyodae — Pol y*my o*d[ae], n. pl. [NL. See {Polymyoid}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Oscines}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polymyodous — Pol y*my o*dous, a. (Zo[ o]l.) Polymyoid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polymyodian — adjective a) Describing a bird that has a syrinx with multiple distinct muscles b) Of or pertaining to the songbirds Syn: polymyoid …   Wiktionary

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