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nidify

[ nid-uh-fahy ]
/ ˈnɪd əˌfaɪ /
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verb (used without object), nid·i·fied, nid·i·fy·ing.

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Origin of nidify

1650–60; <Latin nīdificāre to build a nest, equivalent to nīd- (stem of nīdus) nest + -ificāre-ify
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British Dictionary definitions for nidify

nidify

nidificate (ˈnɪdɪfɪˌkeɪt)

/ (ˈnɪdɪˌfaɪ) /

verb -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating or -cated

(intr) (of a bird) to make or build a nest

Derived forms of nidify

nidification, noun

Word Origin for nidify

C17: from Latin nīdificāre, from nīdus a nest + facere to make
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