Peristeromorphae

plural noun Pe·ris·te·ro·mor·phae \pəˌristərōˈmȯr(ˌ)fē, -ˌfī\

Definition of Peristeromorphae

in former classifications

  1. :  a superfamily of birds consisting of the pigeons

peristeromorphic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of peristeromorphae

New Latin, from peristero- (from Greek peristera dove, pigeon) + -morphae


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