Definition of Family Cuculidae
1. Noun. Includes cuckoo; ani; roadrunner.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Cuculiformes, Order Cuculiformes
Member holonyms: Cuckoo, Cuculus, Genus Cuculus, Coccyzus, Genus Coccyzus, Genus Geococcyx, Geococcyx, Crotophaga, Genus Crotophaga, Centropus, Genus Centropus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Cuculidae
Literary usage of Family Cuculidae
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 CUCULIDAE [383.] AMI. Crotophaga ani. Range.—Northeastern South America and the West Indies; casual in Florida, and along the Gulf coast; ..."
2. The Natural History of Secession; Or, Despotism and Democracy at Necessary by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"This order comprises five families, — Psittacidae or Parrot Family, Ramphastidae or Toucan Family, Trogonidae or Trogon Family, Cuculidae or Cuckoo Family, ..."