Ciconiidae

plural noun
Cic·​o·​ni·​idae | \ ˌsikəˈnīəˌdē \

Definition of Ciconiidae

: a family of birds comprising the storks and jabirus and with the ibises, spoonbills, and a few related forms constituting a suborder of the order Ciconiiformes

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History and Etymology for Ciconiidae

borrowed from New Latin, from Ciconia ciconia + -idae -idae

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“Ciconiidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ciconiidae. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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