Definition of Cracidae
1. Noun. Curassows; guans; chachalacas.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Galliformes, Order Galliformes
Member holonyms: Guan, Crax, Genus Crax, Genus Penelope, Penelope, Genus Pipile, Pipile, Genus Ortalis, Ortalis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cracidae
Literary usage of Cracidae
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)
"Among the Galli, the Megapodiidae and Cracidae together compose Professor Huxley's group of Peris- ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... almost wholly Australian, and the Cracidae, entirely Neotropical. (Cf. PZS, 1868. pp. 294-319-) . and more than 400 species. ..."