Definition of Sulidae
1. Noun. Gannets and boobies.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Pelecaniformes, Pelecaniformes
Member holonyms: Gannet, Genus Sula, Sula
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulidae
Literary usage of Sulidae
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 sulidae Gannets are large stoutly built birds, having the four toes joined by a web, they have a small naked pouch beneath the bill; ..."
2. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1904)
"... of the Gannets or sulidae. " The bone is stout, and indicates a bird of strong flight. The shaft proper is rather short, ..."
3. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"Family sulidae. Gannets are large stoutly built birds, having the four toes joined by a web; they have a small naked pouch beneath the bill; ..."