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
Member Meronyms:

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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

  • Anatidae — ▪ bird family       bird family that includes ducks, geese, and swans; it constitutes the suborder Anseres by far the larger part of the order Anseriformes (anseriform).       A widely accepted system of classification divides the Anatidae into 3 …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Duck family — may refer to: a familial grouping for a duck, i.e. a drake and a female and their ducklings Anatidae, the scientific taxonomic family that ducks are classified under Duck family (Disney), the Disney fictional family including Donald Duck This… …   Wikipedia

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  • Anatidé - Anatidés — Anatidae Demande de traduction Утиные → …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • anseriform — ▪ bird order Introduction  any of the 150 species comprising the bird order Anseriformes, which comprises the ducks (duck), geese (goose), and swans (swan) (family Anatidae) and the screamers (the three species of family Anhimidae). Anatidae… …   Universalium

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