family Upupidae

noun
hoopoes
Syn: ↑Upupidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Coraciiformes, ↑order Coraciiformes
Member Meronyms: ↑Upupa, ↑genus Upupa, ↑hoopoe, ↑hoopoo

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  • Upupidae — noun hoopoes • Syn: ↑family Upupidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Coraciiformes, ↑order Coraciiformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   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

  • coraciiform — [kôr΄ə sī′ə fôrm΄] adj. 〚< ModL Coracii, name of the suborder < Gr korax,RAVEN1 + FORM〛 of or belonging to an order (Coraciiformes) of birds with a strong, sharp bill, fused front toes, and usually bright coloration, as the kingfishers, bee… …   Universalium

  • Hoopoe — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • Coraciiformes — European Roller Coracias garrulus Scientific classification Kingdom: Ani …   Wikipedia

  • Coraciiformes — noun rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies • Syn: ↑order Coraciiformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Coraciiformes — noun rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies • Syn: ↑Coraciiformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Upupa — noun type genus of the Upupidae • Syn: ↑Upupa • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Upupidae, ↑family Upupidae • Member Meronyms: ↑Euop …   Useful english dictionary

  • Upupa — noun type genus of the Upupidae • Syn: ↑genus Upupa • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Upupidae, ↑family Upupidae • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hoopoe — /hooh pooh/, n. any Old World bird of the family Upupidae, esp. Upupa epops, of Europe, having an erectile, fanlike crest. [1660 70; var. of obs. hoopoop (imit.); c. LG huppup; cf. L upupa] * * * ▪ bird  (Upupa epops), strikingly crested bird… …   Universalium

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