Chionididae

plural noun
Chi·o·nid·i·dae | \ˌkīəˈnidəˌdē\

Definition of Chionididae 

: a family of birds (order Charadriiformes) containing a single genus (Chionis) consisting of the sheathbills

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History and Etymology for Chionididae

New Latin, from Chionid-, Chionis, type genus (irregular from Greek chiōn snow) + -idae

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