family Certhiidae

noun
creepers
Syn: ↑Certhiidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres
Member Meronyms: ↑creeper, ↑tree creeper, ↑Certhia, ↑genus Certhia, ↑Tichodroma, ↑genus Tichodroma

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  • Certhiidae — n. a natural family of birds cosisting of several species of creepers, such as {Certhia americana}, the tree creeper. Syn: family {Certhiidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Certhiidae — noun creepers • Syn: ↑family Certhiidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres …   Useful english dictionary

  • Certhiidae — ▪ bird family       songbird family, order Passeriformes, consisting of most of the tree creepers, small climbing birds found throughout woodlands of the Northern Hemisphere.       Members range in size from 9.5 to 19 cm (3 1/2 to 7 1/2 inches)… …   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

  • Certhia americana — Certhiidae Certhiidae n. a natural family of birds cosisting of several species of creepers, such as {Certhia americana}, the tree creeper. Syn: family {Certhiidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Treecreeper — Treecreepers Brown Creeper (Certhia americana) Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Certhia — noun type genus of the Certhiidae • Syn: ↑genus Certhia • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Certhiidae, ↑family Certhiidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree creeper — noun 1. any of various small insectivorous birds of the northern hemisphere that climb up a tree trunk supporting themselves on stiff tail feathers and their feet • Syn: ↑creeper • Hypernyms: ↑oscine, ↑oscine bird • Hyponyms: ↑brown creeper, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • passeriform — /pas euhr euh fawrm , peuh ser euh /, adj. of or pertaining to the order Passeriformes; passerine. [ < NL Passeriformes, equiv. to L passer sparrow + iformes IFORMES] * * * ▪ bird Introduction also called  passerine  or  perching bird     any… …   Universalium

  • Oscines — noun two names for the suborder of typical songbirds • Syn: ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Passeriformes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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