order Rheiformes

noun
a ratite bird order: birds intermediate in characteristics between ostriches and emus: recent and extinct rheas
Syn: ↑Rheiformes
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves
Member Meronyms: ↑Rheidae, ↑family Rheidae

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  • Rheidae — noun a family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes • Syn: ↑family Rheidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Rheiformes, ↑order Rheiformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aves — noun (ornithology) the class of birds • Syn: ↑class Aves • Topics: ↑ornithology • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Vertebrata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Aves — noun (ornithology) the class of birds • Syn: ↑Aves • Topics: ↑ornithology • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Vertebrata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • family Rheidae — noun a family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes • Syn: ↑Rheidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Rheiformes, ↑order Rheiformes • Member Meronyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Diogenornis — Temporal range: Paleocene Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class …   Wikipedia

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