Definition of Pandionidae

1. Noun. Ospreys.

Exact synonyms: Family Pandionidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Falconiformes, Order Falconiformes
Member holonyms: Genus Pandion, Pandion



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pandionidae

Panchen Lamas
Pancho Villa
Pancoast's suture
Pancoast syndrome
Pancyprian
Pandanaceae
Pandanales
Pandanus
Pandanus tectorius
Pandarus
Pandavas
Pandean
Pandeth
Pandion
Pandion haliaetus
Pandionidae (current term)
Pandora
Pandora's box
Pandora's boxes
Pandoran
Pandu
Pandy
Pandy's reaction
Pandæmonium
PanenDeism
PanenTheism
PanenTheist
PanenTheists
Paneth
Paneth's granular cells

Literary usage of Pandionidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1895)
"... to contour-feathers; outer toe reversible Pandionidae, p.. b. ... Family Pandionidae. The Osprey differs from all other ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... but is the representative of a separate family, Pandionidae Pandion differs from the Falconidae not only ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"V. Pandionidae.—This group is especially remarkable for the reversible outer toe—recalling that of the Owls, the want of an ..."

4. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The Pandionidae, or Fishing Hawks, are universally distributed, with the exception of the Southern Temperate parts of South America. ..."

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