family Otididae

noun
bustards
Syn: ↑Otididae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Gruiformes, ↑order Gruiformes
Member Meronyms: ↑bustard, ↑Otis, ↑genus Otis, ↑Choriotis, ↑genus Choriotis

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  • Otididae — prop. n. A family of birds related to the cranes, most of which are large and ground running, and comprising the bustards. Syn: family {Otididae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Otididae — noun bustards • Syn: ↑family Otididae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Gruiformes, ↑order Gruiformes • Member Meronyms: ↑bus …   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

  • Gruiformes — Taxobox name = Gruiformes image width = 240px image caption = Crested Crane, Balearica regulorum gibbericeps regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves infraclassis = Neognathae ordo = Gruiformes ordo authority = Bonaparte, 1854… …   Wikipedia

  • Bustard — Bustards Kori Bustard Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • List of Southern African birds — This is a list of the bird species recorded in Southern Africa. Southern Africa is defined as Africa south of a line between the Kunene and Zambezi rivers, encompassing Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland and southern… …   Wikipedia

  • bustard — /bus teuhrd/, n. any of several large, chiefly terrestrial and ground running birds of the family Otididae, of the Old World and Australia, related to the cranes. [1425 75; late ME, appar. b. MF bistarde (OIt bistarda) and MF oustarde, both < L… …   Universalium

  • gruiform — /grooh euh fawrm /, adj. Ornith. of or pertaining to birds of the order Gruiformes, including cranes, rails, and coots. [1895 1900; < NL gruiformis, sing. of Gruiformes, equiv. to Gru , s. of Grus a genus of the order (L grus CRANE) + iformes… …   Universalium

  • Neotis — Ludwig s Bustard Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Gruiformes — noun inland marsh dwelling birds with long legs and necks and bills that wade in water in search of food: cranes; rails; bustards • Syn: ↑order Gruiformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves …   Useful english dictionary

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