What does nidifugous mean?

nidifugous in AZ Dictionary

(a) Leaving the nest a short while after hatching. Used of a bird.
(a) That leaves the nest soon after hatching
(a) (of birds) making the nest shortly after hatching
Of wild birds, capable run-about whenever hatched: just like precocial: contrasted with nidicolous.

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