subfamily Sylviinae

subfamily Sylviinae
noun
alternative classification for the Old World warblers
Syn: ↑Sylviinae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Muscicapidae, ↑family Muscicapidae

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