Pteroclididae

noun
sandgrouses
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Columbiformes, ↑order Columbiformes
Member Meronyms: ↑sandgrouse, ↑sand grouse, ↑Pterocles, ↑genus Pterocles, ↑Syrrhaptes, ↑genus Syrrhaptes

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\\ˌterəˈklidəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Pteroclid-, Pterocles, type genus (from pter- + Greek kleid-, kleis key) + -idae — more at cleid-
: a family of birds (suborder Pterocletes) consisting of the sandgrouses

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Pteroclididae — Ptéroclididés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pteroclididae —   [griechisch], die Flughühner …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Pteroclididae — Flughühner Sandflughuhn, Spießflughuhn (♂ + ♀), Wüstenflughuhn Systematik Reihe: Landwirbeltiere (Tetrapoda) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pteroclididae — …   Википедия

  • pteroclididae — ptero·clid·i·dae …   English syllables

  • family Pteroclididae — noun sandgrouses • Syn: ↑Pteroclididae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Columbiformes, ↑order Columbiformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pteroclidae — Pteroclididae Ptéroclididés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pteroclididé — Pteroclididae Ptéroclididés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ptéroclididés — Pteroclididae Ptéroclididés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Ptéroclidé — Pteroclididae Ptéroclididés …   Wikipédia en Français

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