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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Origin and Etymology of coraciiformes

New Latin, from Coracii + -formes


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