Definition of Scolopacidae
1. Noun. Sandpiper family: sandpipers; woodcocks; snipes; tattlers; curlews; godwits; dowitchers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Charadrii, Suborder Charadrii
Member holonyms: Sandpiper, Aphriza, Genus Aphriza, Actitis, Genus Actitis, Erolia, Genus Erolia, Genus Tringa, Tringa, Calidris, Genus Calidris, Crocethia, Genus Crocethia, Bartramia, Genus Bartramia, Genus Philomachus, Philomachus, Genus Heteroscelus, Heteroscelus, Catoptrophorus, Genus Catoptrophorus, Genus Scolopax, Scolopax, Genus Philohela, Philohela, Capella, Gallinago, Genus Capella, Genus Gallinago, Genus Limnocryptes, Limnocryptes, Genus Limnodromus, Limnodromus, Genus Numenius, Numenius, Genus Limosa, Limosa
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scolopacidae
Literary usage of Scolopacidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"Family Scolopacidae. Members of this family are long-legged waders, of either large or small size, and found either about streams or ponds in the interior ..."