family Accipitridae

noun
hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles
Syn: ↑Accipitridae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Falconiformes, ↑order Falconiformes
Member Meronyms:

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  • Accipitridae — n. 1. 1 a family of birds consisting of the hawks; this family includes the Old World vultures; kites; harriers; and eagles. Syn: family {Accipitridae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Accipitridae — Taxobox name = Accipitridae fossil range = Eocene Recent image caption = Ornate Hawk Eagle Spizaetus ornatus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Falconiformes familia = Accipitridae familia authority = Vieillot, 1816… …   Wikipedia

  • Accipitridae — noun hawks; Old World vultures; kites; harriers; eagles • Syn: ↑family Accipitridae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Falconiformes, ↑order Falconiformes …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Aegypiidae — noun in some classifications considered the family comprising the Old World vultures which are more often included in the family Accipitridae • Syn: ↑Aegypiidae • Hypernyms: ↑vulture …   Useful english dictionary

  • Accipitridae — Accipitridés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • bird family — noun a family of warm blooded egg laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings • Hypernyms: ↑family • Hyponyms: ↑Struthionidae, ↑family Struthionidae, ↑Casuaridae, ↑family Casuaridae, ↑Apterygidae, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • falconiform — /fawl koh neuh fawrm , fal , faw koh , fawl keuh neuh , fal , faw keuh /, adj. of, pertaining to, or belonging to the order Falconiformes, comprising the vultures, hawks, eagles, ospreys, falcons, caracaras, etc. [ < NL falconiformes; see FALCON …   Universalium

  • Accipitriformes — Taxobox name = Accipitriformes image caption = Little Eagle regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Accipitriformes subdivision ranks = Families subdivision = Accipitridae Pandionidae Sagittariidae CathartidaeIn a common way the …   Wikipedia

  • List of Southern African birds — This is a list of the bird species recorded in Southern Africa. Southern Africa is defined as Africa south of a line between the Kunene and Zambezi rivers, encompassing Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and southern… …   Wikipedia

  • List of birds of India — This is a list of the bird species recorded in India. The avifauna of India includes a total of 1301 species, of which 42 are endemic, 1 has been introduced by humans, and 26 are rare or accidental. One species has been extirpated in India and 82 …   Wikipedia


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