Definition of Family Coraciidae

1. Noun. Rollers.

Exact synonyms: Coraciidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Coraciiformes, Order Coraciiformes
Member holonyms: Roller, Coracias, Genus Coracias

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Coraciidae

family Coccidae
family Coccinellidae
family Coerebidae
family Colchicaceae
family Colubridae
family Columbidae
family Comatulidae
family Combretaceae
family Commelinaceae
family Compositae
family Congridae
family Connaraceae
family Convallariaceae
family Convolvulaceae
family Coprinaceae
family Coraciidae (current term)
family Cordaitaceae
family Cordylidae
family Coregonidae
family Coreidae
family Corixidae
family Cornaceae
family Cortinariaceae
family Corvidae
family Corydalidae
family Corylaceae
family Corynebacteriaceae
family Coryphaenidae
family Cotingidae
family Cottidae

Literary usage of Family Coraciidae

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

1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Madagascar has four or five very remarkable forms which have often been considered to belong to the family Coraciidae; and, according to A. Milne-Edwards, ..."

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