family Glareolidae


family Glareolidae
noun
Old World shorebirds: pratincoles and coursers
Syn: ↑Glareolidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Charadrii, ↑suborder Charadrii
Member Meronyms:

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  • Glareolidae — n. A natural family of Old World shorebirds: pratincoles and coursers. Syn: family {Glareolidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Glareola — noun type genus of the Glareolidae: the pratincoles • Syn: ↑genus Glareola • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Glareolidae, ↑family Glareolidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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