family Cinclidae

noun
water ouzels
Syn: ↑Cinclidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres
Member Meronyms: ↑water ouzel, ↑dipper, ↑Cinclus, ↑genus Cinclus

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  • 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

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

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

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