avifauna

[ey-vuh-faw-nuh, av-uh]

Origin of avifauna

First recorded in 1870–75; avi- + fauna
Related formsa·vi·fau·nal, adjectivea·vi·fau·nal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for avifauna

avifauna

noun
  1. all the birds in a particular region
Derived Formsavifaunal, adjective
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