family Ptilonorhynchidae

noun
bowerbirds
Syn: ↑Ptilonorhynchidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres

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  • bowerbird — /bow euhr berrd /, n. any of several oscine birds of the family Ptilonorhynchidae, of Australia, New Guinea, and adjacent islands, the males of which build bowerlike, decorated structures to attract the females. [1840 50; BOWER1 + BIRD] * * * Any …   Universalium

  • Oscines — noun two names for the suborder of typical songbirds • Syn: ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Passeriformes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Passeres — noun two names for the suborder of typical songbirds • Syn: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑suborder Passeres • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Passeriformes, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • suborder Oscines — noun two names for the suborder of typical songbirds • Syn: ↑Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Passeriformes, ↑order Passeri …   Useful english dictionary

  • suborder Passeres — noun two names for the suborder of typical songbirds • Syn: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Passeriformes, ↑order Passerifo …   Useful english dictionary

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