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nidify

[nid-uh-fahy] /ˈnɪd əˌfaɪ/
verb (used without object), nidified, nidifying.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin nīdificāre to build a nest, equivalent to nīd- (stem of nīdus) nest + -ificāre -ify
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nidify

/ˈnɪdɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating, -cated
1.
(intransitive) (of a bird) to make or build a nest
Derived Forms
nidification, noun
Word Origin
C17: from Latin nīdificāre, from nīdus a nest + facere to make
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