a family of birds of the order Falconiformes
Syn: ↑family Falconidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Falconiformes, ↑order Falconiformes
Member Meronyms: ↑falcon, ↑Falco, ↑genus Falco, ↑Polyborus, ↑genus Polyborus

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\\falˈkänəˌdē, fȯl-, -kōn-\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Falcon-, Falco, type genus + -idae
: a family of diurnal birds of prey now usually restricted to the long-winged swift-flying falcons and the caracaras but formerly including most hawks, eagles, buzzards, Old World vultures, and related forms — compare accipitridae

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  • Falconĭdae — (Accipitrini), Familie der adler u. falkenartigen Raubvögel; Hals u. Kopf befiedert, höchstens bei einigen die Wangengegend od. ein Theil des Halses nackt; Augen seitlich, Zügelgegend mit kurzen Borstenfedern besetzt; Krallen kräftig, stark… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Falconidae — (Falconinae), s. Falco …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Falconidae —   [lateinisch falco »Falke«], die Falken …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Falconidae — Falconidae …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Falconidae —   Falconidae …   Wikipedia Español

  • Falconidae — Taxobox name = Falcons and caracaras image width = 240px image caption = Brown Falcon Falco berigora regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia = Falconidae familia authority = Vigors, 1824 subdivision ranks …   Wikipedia

  • Falconidae — Falkenartige Turmfalken (Falco tinnunculus) Systematik Unterstamm: Wirbeltiere (Vertebrata) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Falconidae — sakaliniai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Falconidae angl. falcons and caracaras vok. Edelfalken; Eigentliche Falken; Falken; Falkenvögel rus. соколиные pranc. falconidés; faucons nobles; faucons vrais ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Falconidae — …   Википедия

  • falconidae — fal·con·i·dae …   English syllables

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