Podicipedidae

Pod·​i·​ci·​ped·​i·​dae
variants: or Podicipidae \ ˌ⸗⸗ˈsipəˌdē \

Definition of Podicipedidae

taxonomic synonym of colymbidae

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History and Etymology for Podicipedidae

Podicipedidae from New Latin, from Podiciped-, Podicipes (synonym of Colymbus) (alteration of Podiceps) + -idae; Podicipidae from New Latin, from Podicip-, Podiceps + -idae

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