Definition of Family meropidae
1. Noun. Bee-eaters.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Coraciiformes, Order Coraciiformes
Member holonyms: Genus Merops, Merops, Bee Eater
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Meropidae
Literary usage of Family meropidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Contributions to the Natural History of Labuan, and the Adjacent Coasts of by James Motley, Lewis Llewellyn Dillwyn (1855)
"of tail, 1 inch. „ of tarsus, 4 lines. „ of toe, 7 lines. „ of hallux, 4 lines. We have only met with one specimen of this bird in Labuan. family meropidae. ..."