Scolopacidae

plural noun Scol·o·pac·i·dae \ˌskäləˈpasəˌdē\

Definition of Scolopacidae

  1. :  a family of birds (suborder Charadrii) including the woodcocks, snipes, sandpipers, tattlers, curlews, and godwits — see charadriidae

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Origin and Etymology of scolopacidae

New Latin, from Scolopac-, Scolopax, type genus + -idae


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