Spheniscidae

plural noun Sphe·nis·ci·dae \sfə̇ˈnisəˌdē\

Definition of Spheniscidae

  1. :  a family of birds (order Sphenisciformes) containing all the existing penguins

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Origin and Etymology of spheniscidae

New Latin, from Spheniscus, type genus + -idae


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