Definition of Sulidae

1. Noun. Gannets and boobies.

Exact synonyms: Family Sulidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Pelecaniformes, Pelecaniformes
Member holonyms: Gannet, Genus Sula, Sula



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sulidae

Sukhumi
Sukkos
Sukkot
Sukkoth
Suksdorfia violaceae
Suku
Sukuma
Sukumas
Sukur
Suky
Sula
Sulamyd
Sulawesi
Suleah fish
Sulidae
Sulla
Sullivan
Sully
Sulpician
Sulpicians
Sulpitian
Sulpitians
Sultan of Swat
Sultanate of Oman
Sumatra
Sumatran
Sumatran rhinoceros
Sumatran tiger
Sumatran tigers

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; ..."

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