Cuculiformes

plural noun Cu·cu·li·for·mes

Definition of Cuculiformes

: a small order of birds comprising the cuckoos, touracos, various related birds, and formerly the parrots and having 10 primaries and the feet zygodactyl except in the touracos in which the outer toe is reversible

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Origin and Etymology of cuculiformes

New Latin, from Cuculus + -iformes


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