family Muscicapidae

noun
Old World (true) flycatchers
Syn: ↑Muscicapidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres
Member Meronyms:

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  • Muscicapidae — prop. n. A natural family of Old World (true) flycatchers. Syn: family {Muscicapidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Muscicapidae — noun Old World (true) flycatchers • Syn: ↑family Muscicapidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Sylviidae — noun in some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae: Old World (true) warblers; American kinglets and gnatcatchers • Syn: ↑Sylviidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Turdidae — noun thrushes; in some classifications considered a subfamily (Turdinae) of the family Muscicapidae • Syn: ↑Turdidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muscicapidae — ▪ bird family  family of songbirds (songbird) in the order Passeriformes (passeriform). Considered in the narrow sense, the family is thought to include the Old World flycatchers (flycatcher) (subfamily Muscicapinae) and the wattle eyes (wattle… …   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

  • Old World flycatcher — For other uses of the term flycatcher, see Flycatcher (disambiguation). Old World Flycatchers White eyed Slaty Flycatcher, Melaenornis fischeri Scientific classification …   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

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