Definition of Family ploceidae
1. Noun. Weaverbirds.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Oscines, Passeres, Suborder Oscines, Suborder Passeres
Member holonyms: Weaver, Weaver Finch, Weaverbird, Genus Ploceus, Ploceus, Genus Vidua, Vidua, Genus Padda, Padda, Estrilda, Genus Estrilda, Genus Poephila, Poephila
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ploceidae
Literary usage of Family ploceidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The species of the Old World which, though commonly called " grosbeaks," certainly belong to the family Ploceidae, are treated under WEAVER-BIRD. ..."
2. Birds of the Kotzebue Sound Region, Alaska by Joseph Grinnell (1900)
"family ploceidae—Weaver Birds. Family Cotingidae—Chatterers. | | Washington: | Government Printing Office. | 1907 [copy received August 24]. ..."