family Raphidae

noun
extinct dodos and solitaires
Syn: ↑Raphidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Columbiformes, ↑order Columbiformes
Member Meronyms: ↑Raphus, ↑genus Raphus, ↑Pezophaps, ↑genus Pezophaps

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