suborder Charadrii

suborder Charadrii
noun
shorebirds: plovers; sandpipers; avocets; phalaropes; coursers; stone curlews
Syn: ↑Charadrii
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Charadriiformes, ↑order Charadriiformes
Member Meronyms:

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  • Scolopacidae — noun sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers • Syn: ↑family Scolopacidae • Hypernyms: ↑bird family • Member Holonyms: ↑Charadrii, ↑suborder Charadrii …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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: ↑order Charadriiformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves …   Useful english dictionary

  • Limicolae — noun term used in some classifications for migratory shorebirds; coextensive with the Charadrii • Syn: ↑suborder Limicolae • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Charadriiformes, ↑order Charadriiformes * * * līˈmikəˌl …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

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