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Definition of the noun alcedinidae

What does alcedinidae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. kingfishers

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Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

However classed, the Alcedinidae form a very natural family of birds, distinguished by the cohesion of the third and fourth toes; the non-serrate tomia of the long, large, straight, and deeply cleft bill; the rudimentary or very small tongue; the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

However classed, the Alcedinidae form a very natural family of birds, distinguished by the cohesion of the third and fourth toes; the non-serrate tomia of the long, large, straight, and deeply cleft bill; the rudimentary or very small tongue; the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

family Alcedinidae and subfamily Daceloninae, characterized by having only three developed toes. The type is C. tridactyla. There are several species £ and the East dies. cf. [Contr. of L. confer, impv. of conferre, compare, collate: see confer, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

Alcedinidae ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

However classed, the Alcedinidae form a very natural family of birds, distinguished by the cohesion of the third and fourth toes; the non-serrate tomia of the long, large, straight, and deeply cleft bill; the rudimentary or very small tongue; the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)

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if they can be properly separated from the Fringillidae and the Caprimulgidae respectively, but especially the Kingfishers (Alcedinidae) and the Pigeons ( Columbidae), ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica ... (1899)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature ... in Thirty Volumes with New American Supplement

Alcedinidae, is very evident. Some eight other species of the genus have been recognized, one of which, C. leucocephalus or C. abyssinus, is said to have occurred in Scotland. India has two species, C. indicus and C. affinis, of which ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The common kingfisher of Europe is the representative of well-marked family of birds, the Alcedinidae or Halcyonidae ornithologists, which is considered by most authorities" to closely related to the Bucerotidae (see HoRNBILL); but the affinil ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

kookaburra an arboreal, insectivorous and carnivorous birdof thekingfisher family (Alcedinidae) with anidentifying, ...

Google previewBeginner's Science Dictionary (2011)

by Yoofisaca Syngkon Nongpluh, Rupak Ghosh

kingfisher any of various birds of the family Alcedinidae, characteristically having a crested head, a long stout beak, ...

Google previewA dictionary of birds (1896)

by Alfred Newton, Hans Gadow, Richard Lydekker, Robert Wilson Shufeldt, Charles Smart Roy

they are entirely absent, as in many Columbae, Psittaci, Musophaga, Corythaix, Pici, Alcedinidae, Bucero- tidae, Upupidae, Colius, Cypselidae, ...

Google previewThe Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)

by Peter Weaver

kingfishers (family Alcedinidae ) and most ...

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Small photo of Pied kingfisher in Kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Ceryle rudis family of AlcedinidaeSmall photo of Brown-hooded kingfisher in Kruger national park,South Africa ; Specie Halcyon albiventris family of AlcedinidaeSmall photo of Pied kingfisher in kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Ceryle rudis family of AlcedinidaeSmall photo of African giant kingfisher in Kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Megaceryle maxima family of AlcedinidaeSmall photo of African giant kingfisher in Kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Megaceryle maxima family of AlcedinidaeSmall photo of The female of Rufous-backed Kingfisher (Ceyx rufidorsa) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family. It is found in Thailand.Small photo of Pied kingfisher in Kruger national park, South Africa ; Specie Ceryle rudis family of Alcedinidae More...

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