order Charadriiformes

noun
large diverse order of aquatic birds found along seacoasts and inland waters: shorebirds and coastal diving birds; most feed on anima life
Syn: ↑Charadriiformes
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves
Member Meronyms:

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