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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History and Etymology for Fregatidae

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

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