Definition of Family Corvidae
1. Noun. Crow; raven; rook; jackdaw; chough; magpie; jay.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Oscines, Passeres, Suborder Oscines, Suborder Passeres
Member holonyms: Corvine Bird, Corvus, Genus Corvus, Garrulinae, Subfamily Garrulinae, Genus Nucifraga, Nucifraga, Genus Pica, Pica
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Corvidae
Literary usage of Family Corvidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"family Corvidae. Crows and Jays. f. Wing less than four inches long. g1. Bill slender, notched. Family Sylviidae. Kinglets and Gnatcatchers. g*. ..."
2. Principles of Zoology: Touching the Structure, Development, Distribution by Louis Agassiz, Augustus Addison Gould (1867)
"... &c., form the family Corvidae. Families are combined to form orders, and orders form classes, and finally, classes are combined to form the four primary ..."