Definition of Rheidae

1. Noun. A family of birds coextensive with the order Rheiformes.

Exact synonyms: Family Rheidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Rheiformes, Rheiformes
Member holonyms: Genus Rhea, Genus Pterocnemia, Pterocnemia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rheidae

Rhamadan
Rhamnaceae
Rhamnales
Rhamnus californicus
Rhamnus carolinianus
Rhamnus croceus
Rhamnus frangula
Rhamnus purshianus
Rhapis
Rhapis excelsa
Rhapis humilis
Rhea
Rhea Silvia
Rhea americana
Rhean
Rheidae (current term)
Rheiformes
Rheims
Rheims-Douay Bible
Rheims-Douay Version
Rheinberg filter
Rheinberg microscope
Rheinland
Rhemish
Rhenish
Rhese projection
Rhesus blood group
Rhesus factor
Rhesus system
Rhetian

Literary usage of Rheidae

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

1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1903)
"69-84. Price, 20 cents. 56. On a Collection of Birds from Chapada. Matto Grosso, Brazil, made by Mr. HH Smith. (Part III, Pipridae to Rheidae). Vol. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1882)
"... and Rheidae) scarcely or not at all encroach northwards; 15 families of reptiles; n families of amphibians ; 5 families of fishes, two of which are ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... type between game-birds and the ostrich group, and the rheas or American ostriches (Rheidae) are likewise exclusively ..."

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