Coraciiformes

plural noun
Co·​ra·​ci·​ifor·​mes | \kəˌrāsēəˈfȯrˌmēz, ˌkȯrəˌsīəˈf-\

Definition of Coraciiformes 

: an order of chiefly arboreal birds comprising the rollers, kingfishers, hornbills, hoopoes, motmots, and related forms and formerly containing also the hummingbirds, woodpeckers, swifts, and owls

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History and Etymology for Coraciiformes

New Latin, from Coracii + -formes

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