plural noun Pel·e·can·i·for·mes

Definition of Pelecaniformes

  1. :  an order of swimming birds having all four toes united by a broad web and including the pelicans, gannets, cormorants, tropic birds, snakebirds, and frigate birds

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Origin and Etymology of pelecaniformes

New Latin, from Pelecanus + -iformes

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