Definition of Podicipedidae

1. Noun. Coextensive with the order Podicipitiformes.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Podicipedidae

Pocatello
Pocket Cube
Pocket Cubes
Poconos
PodAds
Podalyria
Podargidae
Podargus
Podaxaceae
Podgorica
Podiceps cristatus
Podiceps grisegena
Podiceps nigricollis
Podiceps ruficollis
Podicipedidae
Podicipediformes
Podicipitiformes
Podilymbus
Podilymbus podiceps
Podocarpaceae
Podocarpus
Podocarpus amara
Podocarpus coriaceus
Podocarpus dacrydioides
Podocarpus elatus
Podocarpus elongatus
Podocarpus ferruginea
Podocarpus latifolius
Podocarpus nivalis

Literary usage of Podicipedidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... and podicipedidae, or Grel)es, may be here treated together. They are all water-birds with webbed or lobed toes and extraordinarily flattened metatarsi. ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"GREBE (Fr. gribe), the generally accepted name for all the birds of the family podicipedidae,1 belonging to the group ..."

3. Biennial Report by Field Museum of Natural History (1902)
"Franklin's Rosy Gull. Sterna superciliaris antillarum. Least Tern. podicipedidae : Grebes. Podilymbus podiceps. Pied-billed Grebe. ..."

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