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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Origin and Etymology of ciconiidae

borrowed from New Latin, from Ciconiaciconia + -idae-idae


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