Otididae

plural noun Otid·i·dae \ōˈtidəˌdē\

Definition of Otididae

  1. :  a family of Old World birds comprising the bustards and constituting the suborder Otides, being of the order Gruiformes, and formerly classed with the Charadriiformes

otidiform

adjective

otidine

\ˈōtəˌdēn, -də̇n\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of otididae

New Latin, from Otid-, Otis, type genus + -idae


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