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Nidify is to build a nest.
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intransitive verb nidified, nidifying
Origin: L nidificare from nidus, nest plush facere, to make, do
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intransitive verb nid·i·fied
To build a nest.
Origin: Latin nīdificāre : nīdus, nest; see sed- in Indo-European roots + -ficāre, -fy.