Definition of Family sturnidae

1. Noun. Old World starlings.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Sturnidae

family Staphylaceae
family Staphylinidae
family Steatornithidae
family Stenopelmatidae
family Stercorariidae
family Sterculiaceae
family Stichaeidae
family Stizidae
family Strelitziaceae
family Streptomycetaceae
family Strigidae
family Stromateidae
family Strombidae
family Strophariaceae
family Struthionidae
family Sturnidae
family Styracaceae
family Suidae
family Sulidae
family Sylviidae
family Symplocaceae
family Synchytriaceae
family Syngnathidae
family Synodontidae
family Tabanidae
family Taccaceae
family Tachinidae
family Tachyglossidae
family Taeniidae
family Talpidae

Literary usage of Family sturnidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"family sturnidae. Starlings. f*. Second primary not longest; first primary longer than tips of coverts; bill linear, culmen generally curved, bill sometimes ..."

2. Island Life: Or, The Phenomena and Causes of Insular Faunas and Floras by Alfred Russel Wallace (1881)
"... or a single starling of the family Sturnidae, in the whole continent; while there are very few true warblers (Syl- ..."

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