Definition of Family Cuculidae
1. Noun. Includes cuckoo; ani; roadrunner.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Cuculiformes, Order Cuculiformes
Member holonyms: Cuckoo, Cuculus, Genus Cuculus, Coccyzus, Genus Coccyzus, Genus Geococcyx, Geococcyx, Crotophaga, Genus Crotophaga, Centropus, Genus Centropus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cuculidae
Literary usage of Family Cuculidae
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 CUCULIDAE [383.] AMI. Crotophaga ani. Range.—Northeastern South America and the West Indies; casual in Florida, and along the Gulf coast; ..."
2. The Natural History of Secession; Or, Despotism and Democracy at Necessary by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"This order comprises five families, — Psittacidae or Parrot Family, Ramphastidae or Toucan Family, Trogonidae or Trogon Family, Cuculidae or Cuckoo Family, ..."