nidify

nidify

[nid-uh-fahy]
verb (used without object), nidified, nidifying.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin nīdificāre to build a nest, equivalent to nīd- (stem of nīdus) nest + -ificāre -ify

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nidify or nidificate (ˈnɪdɪˌfaɪ, ˈnɪdɪfɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating, -cated
(intr) (of a bird) to make or build a nest
 
[C17: from Latin nīdificāre, from nīdus a nest + facere to make]
 
nidificate or nidificate
 
vb
 
[C17: from Latin nīdificāre, from nīdus a nest + facere to make]
 
nidifi'cation or nidificate
 
n

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