family Aepyornidae

noun
coextensive with the order Aepyorniformes
Syn: ↑Aepyornidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Aepyorniformes, ↑order Aepyorniformes
Member Meronyms: ↑genus Aepyornis

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  • Aepyornidae — n. 1. 1 coextensive with the order Aepyorniformes. Syn: family Aepyornidae [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aepyornidae — noun coextensive with the order Aepyorniformes • Syn: ↑family Aepyornidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Aepyorniformes, ↑order Aepyorniformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • genus Aepyornis — noun type genus of the Aepyornidae: elephant birds • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Aepyornidae, ↑family Aepyornidae • Member Meronyms: ↑elephant bird, ↑aepyornis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aepyorniformes — noun huge extinct flightless birds: elephant birds • Syn: ↑order Aepyorniformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Aepyorniformes — noun huge extinct flightless birds: elephant birds • Syn: ↑Aepyorniformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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