family Gruidae


family Gruidae
noun
cranes
Syn: ↑Gruidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Gruiformes, ↑order Gruiformes
Member Meronyms: ↑crane, ↑Grus, ↑genus Grus

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  • Gruidae — noun cranes • Syn: ↑family Gruidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gruiformes, ↑order Gruiformes • Member Meronyms: ↑crane …   Useful english dictionary

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  • crane — /krayn/, n., v., craned, craning. n. 1. any large wading bird of the family Gruidae, characterized by long legs, bill, and neck and an elevated hind toe. 2. (not used scientifically) any of various similar birds of other families, as the great… …   Universalium


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