Pelecaniformes

noun
pelicans; frigate birds; gannets; cormorants
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves
Member Meronyms:

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈfȯrˌmēz\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Pelecanus + -iformes
: an order of swimming birds having all four toes united by a broad web and including the pelicans, gannets, cormorants, tropic birds, snakebirds, and frigate birds

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