Picariae
Picariae Pi*ca"ri*[ae], n. pl. [NL., fr. L. picus a woodpecker.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive division of birds which includes the woodpeckers, toucans, trogons, hornbills, kingfishers, motmots, rollers, and goatsuckers. By some writers it is made to include also the cuckoos, swifts, and humming birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • Picariae — noun term used in some classifications as nearly equivalent to the order Coraciiformes • Syn: ↑order Picariae • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves * * * pə̇ˈka(a)rēˌē …   Useful english dictionary

  • Picariae — …   Википедия

  • picariae — pi·car·i·ae …   English syllables

  • Отряд Дятлы (Picariae) —          Дятлы птицы мелкой и средней величины: самые маленькие величиной с воробья, наиболее крупные с ворону.         Внешний вид и окраска дятлов весьма различны. Некоторые виды имеют однотонную буроватую окраску, другие имеют пестрое, часто… …   Биологическая энциклопедия

  • order Picariae — noun term used in some classifications as nearly equivalent to the order Coraciiformes • Syn: ↑Picariae • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Aves, ↑class Aves …   Useful english dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aves — noun (ornithology) the class of birds • Syn: ↑class Aves • Topics: ↑ornithology • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Vertebrata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • class Aves — noun (ornithology) the class of birds • Syn: ↑Aves • Topics: ↑ornithology • Hypernyms: ↑class • Member Holonyms: ↑Vertebrata, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • picarian — rēən adjective Etymology: New Latin Picariae + English an : of or relating to the Picariae …   Useful english dictionary

  • picarii — rēˌī noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, probably alteration of Picariae in former classifications : a group of birds practically equivalent to the Picariae together with the Clamatores …   Useful english dictionary

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