family Sturnidae

noun
Old World starlings
Syn: ↑Sturnidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres
Member Meronyms:

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