Numididae

noun
guinea fowl and related birds of Africa and Madagascar
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Phasianidae, ↑family Phasianidae
Member Meronyms: ↑Numida, ↑genus Numida

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\\n(y)üˈmidəˌdē\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Numida, type genus + -idae
: a family of African and Madagascan birds that are closely related to the pheasants and peacocks and often included with them in the family Phasianidae and that comprise the guinea fowls — see numida

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  • Numidinae — Numididae Numididae, Numidinae Numidinaeprop. n. (Zool.) A subfamily of birds including the guinea fowl and related birds of Africa and Madagascar. Syn: subfamily Numididae, subfamily Numidinae. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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