Charadrii

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

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\\kəˈradrēˌī\ noun plural
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from plural of Charadrius, type genus
: the suborder of Charadriiformes comprising the shorebirds

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