[nid-uh-fi-keyt] /ˈnɪd ə fɪˌkeɪt/
verb (used without object), nidificated, nidificating.
to build a nest.
“nest-building,” 1650s, from nidify, from Latin nidus “a nest” (see nest (n.)) + -ify.
[nahy-dif-yuh-guh s] /naɪˈdɪf yə gəs/ adjective 1. leaving the nest shortly after hatching. /nɪˈdɪfjʊɡəs/ adjective 1. (of young birds) leaving the nest very soon after hatching
[nid-uh-fahy] /ˈnɪd əˌfaɪ/ verb (used without object), nidified, nidifying. 1. . /ˈnɪdɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied, -cates, -cating, -cated 1. (intransitive) (of a bird) to make or build a nest
/ˈnɪdˌnɒd/ verb 1. to nod repeatedly
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