HyperDic: family_stercorariidae

English > 1 sense of the expression family Stercorariidae:
NOUNanimalfamily Stercorariidae, Stercorariidaejaegers and skuas
English > family Stercorariidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningjaegers and skuas:.
Member ofLari, suborder Larigulls
MembersCatharacta, genus Catharactaskuas
Stercorarius, genus Stercorariustype genus of the Stercorariidae
jaegerrapacious seabird that pursues weaker birds to make them drop their prey
Broaderbird familyA family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Spanishfamilia Stercorariidae, Stercorariidae

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