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Noun1.Irenidae - a family of birds of the suborder Oscines
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
genus Irena, Irena - type genus of the Irenidae: fairy bluebirds
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Order Passeriformes Families Chloropseidae, Irenidae, Laniidai, Pityriasididae, 2004, for example, toys with the rationalist impulse to name and classify the world in order to understand its otherwise abstract beings.