Definition of Cracidae

1. Noun. Curassows; guans; chachalacas.

Exact synonyms: Family Cracidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Galliformes, Order Galliformes
Member holonyms: Guan, Crax, Genus Crax, Genus Penelope, Penelope, Genus Pipile, Pipile, Genus Ortalis, Ortalis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cracidae

Cox's Bazar District
Cox's Orange Pippin
Cox-1
Cox-2
Cox-2 inhibitor
Coxsackie encephalitis
Coxsackie virus
Coyote State
CpG island
Cpl
Cr.
Crab-eating Fox
Crab Nebula
Crabtree effect
Cracidae (current term)
Cracker Jack
Cracker Jacks
Cracovian
Cracovians
Cracow
Cracticidae
Cracticus
Cradle Catholic
Crafoord clamp
Craig
Craig Ventner
Craigia
Craigie
Craigo

Literary usage of Cracidae

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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"Among the Galli, the Megapodiidae and Cracidae together compose Professor Huxley's group of Peris- ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... almost wholly Australian, and the Cracidae, entirely Neotropical. (Cf. PZS, 1868. pp. 294-319-) . and more than 400 species. ..."

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