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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