family Rynchopidae

family Rynchopidae
noun
coextensive with the genus Rynchops: skimmers
Syn: ↑Rynchopidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Lari, ↑suborder Lari
Member Meronyms: ↑Rynchops, ↑genus Rynchops

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