Definition of Family Opisthocomidae
1. Noun. Comprising the hoatzins.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Galliformes, Order Galliformes
Member holonyms: Genus Opisthocomus, Opisthocomus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Opisthocomidae
Literary usage of Family Opisthocomidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... with the family Opisthocomidae, containing but one species, the exceptionally curious Hoatzin. Among the Galli, the Megapodiidae and Cracidae together ..."