Colymbiformes

plural noun
Co·​lym·​bi·​for·​mes

Definition of Colymbiformes 

: 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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History and Etymology for Colymbiformes

New Latin, from Colymbus + -iformes

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