Definition of Family Laridae
1. Noun. Gull family: gulls and terns.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Lari, Suborder Lari
Member holonyms: Larid, Genus Larus, Larus, Genus Pagophila, Pagophila, Genus Rissa, Rissa, Sterninae, Subfamily Sterninae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Laridae
Literary usage of Family Laridae
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1. The Birds of Ohio: A Complete Scientific and Popular Description of the 320 by William Leon Dawson, Lynds Jones (1903)
"The Gulls comprise the larger members of the family Laridae. They differ from the Terns in having a square tail, a bill slightly bent doun, ..."
2. History of Saginaw County, Michigan by Michael A. Leeson, Damon Clarke (1881)
"... together with the black, yellow, king, and clapper rail, rare summer visitors. family Laridae comprises all the terns and gulls known in the ..."