family Coraciidae

noun
rollers
Syn: ↑Coraciidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Coraciiformes, ↑order Coraciiformes
Member Meronyms: ↑roller, ↑Coracias, ↑genus Coracias

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  • Coraciidae — n. (Zo[ o]l.) a family of birds comprising the rollers. Syn: family {Coraciidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coraciidae — noun rollers • Syn: ↑family Coraciidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coraciiformes, ↑order Coraciiformes • 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

  • Roller — For other uses, see Roller (disambiguation). Rollers Lilac breasted Roller Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • coraciiform — [kôr΄ə sī′ə fôrm΄] adj. 〚< ModL Coracii, name of the suborder < Gr korax,RAVEN1 + FORM〛 of or belonging to an order (Coraciiformes) of birds with a strong, sharp bill, fused front toes, and usually bright coloration, as the kingfishers, bee… …   Universalium

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

  • Coraciiformes — European Roller Coracias garrulus Scientific classification Kingdom: Ani …   Wikipedia

  • Coraciiformes — noun rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies • Syn: ↑order Coraciiformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Coraciiformes — noun rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies • Syn: ↑Coraciiformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian Roller — An Indian Roller (ssp. benghalensis) from Bandhavgarh National Park, India Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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