Definition of Family meropidae

1. Noun. Bee-eaters.

Exact synonyms: Meropidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Coraciiformes, Order Coraciiformes
Member holonyms: Genus Merops, Merops, Bee Eater

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Meropidae

family Megalosauridae
family Megapodiidae
family Megatheriidae
family Melampsoraceae
family Melanthiaceae
family Melastomaceae
family Melastomataceae
family Meleagrididae
family Meliaceae
family Meliphagidae
family Meloidae
family Membracidae
family Menuridae
family Menyanthaceae
family Meropidae
family Micrococcaceae
family Microdesmidae
family Microhylidae
family Mimidae
family Mimosaceae
family Miridae
family Mniaceae
family Mobulidae
family Molidae
family Molossidae
family Momotidae
family Moniliaceae
family Monocanthidae
family Monodontidae

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. ..."

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