Rallidae

plural noun

Ral·​li·​dae
ˈraləˌdē
: a family of gruiform birds consisting of the rails, crakes, wekas, coots, gallinules, and related forms

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Rallus, type genus + -idae

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“Rallidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rallidae. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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