HyperDic: order_columbiformes

English > 1 sense of the expression order Columbiformes:
NOUNanimalorder Columbiformes, Columbiformessand grouse
English > order Columbiformes: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningsand grouse; pigeons; doves; extinct dodos and solitaires.
Member ofAves, class Aves(ornithology) the class of birds
MembersColumbidae, family Columbidaedoves and pigeons
Pteroclididae, family Pteroclididaesandgrouses
Raphidae, family RaphidaeExtinct dodos and solitaires
columbiform birdA cosmopolitan order of land birds having small heads and short legs with four unwebbed toes
Broaderanimal orderThe order of animals
Catalancolumbiformes, Columbiformes

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