[ nahy-dif-yuh-guh s ]
/ naɪˈdɪf yə gəs /
leaving the nest shortly after hatching.
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Words nearby nidifugous
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British Dictionary definitions for nidifugous
/ (nɪˈdɪfjʊɡəs) /
(of young birds) leaving the nest very soon after hatching
Word Origin for nidifugous
C19: from Latin nīdus nest + fugere to flee
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