Colymbiformes

plural noun Co·lym·bi·for·mes

Definition of Colymbiformes

  1. :  a small cosmopolitan order of strong-flying water birds comprising the grebes that are distinguished from the related loons by their generally smaller size and their lack of webbed feet

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Origin and Etymology of colymbiformes

New Latin, from Colymbus + -iformes


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