Peristeromorphae

plural noun
Pe·​ris·​te·​ro·​mor·​phae | \ pəˌristərōˈmȯr(ˌ)fē, -ˌfī \

Definition of Peristeromorphae

in former classifications
: a superfamily of birds consisting of the pigeons

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Other Words from Peristeromorphae

peristeromorphic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗⸗¦⸗fik \ adjective

History and Etymology for Peristeromorphae

New Latin, from peristero- (from Greek peristera dove, pigeon) + -morphae

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“Peristeromorphae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peristeromorphae. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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