subfamily Merginae

noun
mergansers and closely related diving birds
Syn: ↑Merginae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Anatidae, ↑family Anatidae
Member Meronyms: ↑Mergus, ↑genus Mergus, ↑Lophodytes, ↑genus Lophodytes

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  • Anatidae — noun swimming birds having heavy short legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks • Syn: ↑family Anatidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Anseriformes, ↑order Anseriformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Anatidae — noun swimming birds having heavy short legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks • Syn: ↑Anatidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Anseriformes, ↑order Anseriformes …   Useful english dictionary

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  • genus Lophodytes — noun a genus of Merginae • Syn: ↑Lophodytes • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Merginae, ↑subfamily Merginae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lophodytes — noun a genus of Merginae • Syn: ↑genus Lophodytes • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Merginae, ↑subfamily Merginae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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