Fregatidae

plural noun Fre·gat·i·dae \ frə̇ˈgatəˌdē \

Definition of Fregatidae

:a family of web-footed sea birds comprising the frigate birds — see fregatae

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Origin and Etymology of fregatidae

New Latin, from Fregata, type genus (from French frégate frigate bird, frigate) + -idae


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