Definition of Piciformes

1. Noun. Woodpeckers; jacamars; puffbirds; barbets; honey guides; toucans.




Definition of Piciformes

1. n. pl. A group of birds including the woodpeckers, toucans, barbets, colies, kingfishes, hornbills, and some other related groups.

Medical Definition of Piciformes

1. A group of birds including the woodpeckers, toucans, barbets, colies, kingfishes, hornbills, and some other related groups. Origin: NL. See Picus, and -Form. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Piciformes

pichia
pichiciago
pichiciego
pichinde virus
picholine
picholines
pichurim
pichurim bean
pichurims
pichvai
pichvais
pici
picibanil
piciform
piciform bird
piciformes (current term)
picine
pick
pick's disease
pick-axe
pick-axes
pick-me-up
pick-me-ups
pick-pocket
pick-pocketed
pick-pocketing
pick-pockets
pick-up
pick-up joint

Literary usage of Piciformes

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1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"ORDER piciformes. " WOODPECKERS and their kin " might be the popular title of this Order of birds, but it includes two Families which cannot be called ..."

2. The Collected Scientific Papers of the Late Alfred Henry Garrod by Alfred Henry Garrod, William Alexander Forbes (1881)
"... two main orders, the piciformes and the Passeriformes. piciformes, Passeriformes, with tufted oil-gland and no caeca. with nude oil-gland and caeca. ..."

3. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1874)
"... makes it easy to divide them up into two main orders, the piciformes and the Passeriformes. piciformes, •with tufted oil-gland and no cocca. (Pici. ..."

4. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... and other piciformes. The second paper described the extraordinary structure of the gizzard of the Fijian Fruit Pigeon ..."

5. Annual Report by New York Zoological Society, Tennyson Society (1906)
"... piciformes, Passeriformes, Species. Specimens. Kingfishers and Horn- bills 2 Trogons 7 Cuckoos I Toucans 3 Woodpeckers 2 Thrushes, Sparrows, ..."

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