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Definition of the noun alaudidae
What does alaudidae mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Alaudidae: family Alaudidae
- more generic term: bird family = a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
- member of: Oscines / Passeres / suborder Oscines / suborder Passeres = two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
Alaudidae (a-lā'di-dé), n. pl. , [NL., & Alauda + -idae.] The lark family; a family of birds, of the order Passeres and suborder Oscines. They are notably distinguished from other oscine Passeres by having the tarsi scutellate behind, and are ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2003)
by Michael Allaby
Alaudidae bears, probably related most closely to the giant panda (*Ailuropoda). Its remains have been found in Europe, N. America (*Pliocene and *Pleistocene), and at an early Pliocene site in S. Africa, making this Africa's only known bear.
Encyclopedia of Deserts (1999)
by Michael A. Mares, Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (Norman, Okla.)
Small, predominantly Old World terrestrial songbird (family Alaudidae, order Passeriformes). Approximately 80 species in about 15 genera are recognized. Larks reach maximum species diversity in Africa but are also found in Eurasia, and a ...
The Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
The name of lark is also frequently applied to many birds lich do not belong to the Alaudidae as now understood. The id:lark, rock-lark, tit-lark and tree-lark are pipits (q.v.). * grasshopper-lark is one of the aquatic warblers (q.v.), tile the ...
The Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)
A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke
Cosmopolitan except polar regions Family Alaudidae Of the lark family, the skylark has the most impressive vocalizations, because of these, it has been introduced to many parts of the world Other larks also sing well while flying or perching.
The Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)
by Peter Weaver
minor Order PASSERIFORMES Family ALAUDIDAE (larks) Calandra Lark Melanocmypha calandra Bimaculated ...
Word Parts Dictionary (2000)
Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan
base skylark (Alaudidae, alaudine) -alb- [L. albus, ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1A1U1D2I1D2A1E1
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