family Fregatidae

noun
frigate birds
Syn: ↑Fregatidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Pelecaniformes, ↑order Pelecaniformes
Member Meronyms: ↑Fregata, ↑genus Fregata

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