Definition of Family Laridae

1. Noun. Gull family: gulls and terns.

Exact synonyms: Laridae
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

family Kyphosidae
family Labridae
family Lacertidae
family Lactobacillaceae
family Lactobacteriaceae
family Lamiaceae
family Laminariaceae
family Lamnidae
family Lampridae
family Lampyridae
family Laniidae
family Lanthanotidae
family Lardizabalaceae
family Laricariidae
family Laridae (current term)
family Lasiocampidae
family Latimeridae
family Lauraceae
family Lecanoraceae
family Lecythidaceae
family Leguminosae
family Leiopelmatidae
family Leitneriaceae
family Lemnaceae
family Lemuridae
family Lennoaceae
family Lentibulariaceae
family Lepadidae
family Lepidobotryaceae

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 ..."

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