Definition of Drepanididae

1. Noun. Hawaiian honeycreepers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drepanididae

Draskhanakert
Drava
Drave
Dravidian
Dravidian language
Dravidians
Dravidic
Drayton
Dreaming
Dreamtime
Drechslera
Dred Scott
Dreiser
Dreissena polymorpha
Drenthe
Drepanididae
Drepanis
Dresden
Dresdenware
Dresdner
Dresdners
Dressler's syndrome
Dressler's syndromes
Dressler beat
Dreulofoy's lesion
Drew
Dreyer
Dreyer's formula
Dreyers
Dreyfus

Literary usage of Drepanididae

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1. The Ibis by British Ornithologists' Union (1901)
"All these facts point to the odour as being an ancestral character in the drepanididae. In this connexion it may further be remarked that the song of the ..."

2. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The drepanididae are confined to the Sandwich Islands, and I follow Mr. Sclater's suggestion in bringing together the following genera to form this family ..."

3. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1898)
"... for the purpose of securing some special food, which has led to the extreme diversity of structure exhibited in a group so small as the drepanididae. ..."

4. Australasia by Alfred Russel Wallace, Augustus Henry Keane (1888)
"These belong to eleven genera, eight of which are peculiar, and what is more remarkable, four of them form a small family, drepanididae, which has no ..."

5. A Text-book of Zoogeography by Frank Evers Beddard (1895)
"belong to a family drepanididae, which is absolutely confined to these islands and which may have, thinks Mr Wallace, affinities on the one hand to the ..."

6. Observations of a Naturalist in the Pacific Between 1896 and 1899 by Henry Brougham Guppy (1906)
"... another big finch; and it is to be inferred from the observations of Mr. Perkins, quoted by Mr. Evans in his book on Birds, that the drepanididae, ..."

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