verb (used without object), nid·i·fi·cat·ed, nid·i·fi·cat·ing.
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Origin of nidificate
OTHER WORDS FROM nidificatenid·i·fi·ca·tion, nounnid·i·fi·ca·tion·al, adjective
Words nearby nidificate
Example sentences from the Web for nidificate
Fly-catchers usually nidificate in the neighbourhood of water, because that element favours the existence of their insect food.Jungle Folk|Douglas Dewar
Nidificate: to nest: applied when eggs are placed in a prepared receptaculum.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
In July and August not less than thirty species of waterfowl nidificate.A Bird Calendar for Northern India|Douglas Dewar
Be quick, sirra, and nidificate for yourself somewhere else.The Poor Scholar|William Carleton
In the wild districts of the West, the birds nidificate in caves that abound in the bluffs along the sea-shore.Nests and Eggs of Birds of The United States|Thomas G. Gentry