Definition of Nidification

1. n. The act or process of building a nest.



Definition of Nidification

1. Noun. The building of a nest. ¹

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Definition of Nidification

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nidification

nide
nided
nidering
niderings
nides
nidgeries
nidgery
nidget
nidgets
nidi
nidicolous
nidificate
nidificated
nidificates
nidificating
nidification (current term)
nidifications
nidified
nidifies
nidifugous
nidify
nidifying
niding
nidings
nidopallia
nidopallium
nidopalliums
nidor
nidorose

Literary usage of Nidification

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1. Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series of Essays by Alfred Russel Wallace (1871)
"The Law which connects tlie Colours of Female Birds with the mode of nidification. The above-stated anomaly can, however, now be explained by the influence ..."

2. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. by Charles Darwin (1871)
"... as applied to various structures and to brightly- coloured plumage—nidification in relation to colour — Loss of nuptial plumage during the winter. ..."

3. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin (1897)
"... coloured—On sexually-limited inheritance, as applied to various structures and to brightly-coloured plumage—nidification in relation to colour—Loss of ..."

4. Mental Evolution in Animals by George John Romanes, Charles Darwin (1884)
"Sari, Dr. P., on the double instinct of nidification shown by Sylvia cuticola, Salmon, ... Sheppard, on the nidification of a golden-crested wren, 871. ..."

5. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"We may naturally conclude that, in their mode of nidification, the form of their nests, and in the number and colour of their eggs, they will very closely ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1868)
"... or the Relation between Sexual Differences of Colour and the Mode of nidification in Birds. By ALFRED 11. WALLACE, FRGS, FLS The author pointed out the ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... London, 1864-1907); and articles on "Eggs" and " nidification" in Diet. .... nidification ..."

8. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1896)
"... following nute on the nidification of this >o little lias been recorded of the breeding habits [touched mice that the following extract from my k dated ..."

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