Definition of Pipridae
1. Noun. Manakins.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Suborder Tyranni, Tyranni
Member holonyms: Genus Pipra, Pipra
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pipridae
Literary usage of Pipridae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"These facts induce us to conclude that the Pipridae and Tyrannidae have descended from a common ancestral form, the nearest relatives of which are the ..."
2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1907)
"... of the Pipridae. At the same time, the exclusion from Cotingidae and addition to Pipridae of the genus Aulia (or ..."
3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"Pipridae.—The Manakins, often considered a subsection of the Cotingidae, are for the most part small thick-set birds, ..."