Scolopacidae

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

Definition of Scolopacidae

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

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History and Etymology for Scolopacidae

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

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“Scolopacidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Scolopacidae. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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