Cochleariidae

plural noun Co·chle·a·ri·idae \ˌkōklēəˈrīəˌdē, ˌkä-\

Definition of Cochleariidae

  1. :  a family of neotropical wading birds (order Ciconiiformes) comprising the boat-billed herons

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Origin and Etymology of cochleariidae

New Latin, from Cochlearius, type genus (from Latin cochleare) + -idae


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