Definition of Diomedeidae
1. Noun. Albatrosses.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes
Member holonyms: Albatross, Mollymawk, Genus Diomedea
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diomedeidae
Literary usage of Diomedeidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"Family diomedeidae Albatrosses are the largest of the sea birds and have an enormous expanse of wing, the Wandering Albatross, the largest of the family, ..."
2. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"diomedeidae, Albatrosses (not found in Michigan). Family 8. Procellariidae, Fulmars, Shearwaters, and Petrels (not found in Michigan). Order IV. ..."