Phororhacidae

plural noun
Phor·​o·​rhac·​i·​dae | \ ˌfȯrəˈrasəˌdē \

Definition of Phororhacidae

: a family of gigantic flightless birds of the order Gruiformes from the Miocene of Patagonia

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History and Etymology for Phororhacidae

New Latin, from Phororhacos, type genus + -idae

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“Phororhacidae.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phororhacidae. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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