HyperDic: raphidae

English > 1 sense of the word Raphidae:
NOUNanimalRaphidae, family Raphidaeextinct dodos and solitaires
English > Raphidae: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningExtinct dodos and solitaires.
Synonymfamily Raphidae
Member ofColumbiformes, order Columbiformessand grouse
MembersPezophaps, genus Pezophapsconstituted by the extinct solitaire
Raphus, genus Raphustype genus of the Raphidae
Broaderbird familyA family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

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