family Menuridae

noun
lyrebirds
Syn: ↑Menuridae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Menurae, ↑suborder Menurae
Member Meronyms: ↑Menura, ↑genus Menura

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  • Menuridae — prop. n. A natural family of birds including the lyrebirds. Syn: family {Menuridae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Menuridae — noun lyrebirds • Syn: ↑family Menuridae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Menurae, ↑suborder Menurae • Member Meronyms: ↑Menura …   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

  • Lyrebird — Lyrebirds Superb Lyrebird Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Superb Lyrebird — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • genus Menura — noun type and sole genus of the family Menuridae • Syn: ↑Menura • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Menuridae, ↑family Menuridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Menura — noun type and sole genus of the family Menuridae • Syn: ↑genus Menura • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Menuridae, ↑family Menuridae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • lyrebird — /luyeur berrd /, n. an Australian passerine bird of the genus Menura, the male of which has a long tail that is lyrate when spread. [1825 35; LYRE + BIRD] * * * Either of two species of insectivorous suboscine passerines (family Menuridae) named… …   Universalium

  • Menurae — noun lyrebirds and scrubbirds • Syn: ↑suborder Menurae • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Passeriformes, ↑order Passeriformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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