family Bucerotidae

noun
hornbills
Syn: ↑Bucerotidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Coraciiformes, ↑order Coraciiformes
Member Meronyms: ↑Buceros, ↑genus Buceros, ↑hornbill

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