Definition of Pelecanidae

1. Noun. Pelicans.

Exact synonyms: Family Pelecanidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Pelecaniformes, Pelecaniformes
Member holonyms: Pelican, Genus Pelecanus, Pelecanus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelecanidae

Pel-Ebstein disease
Pel-Ebstein fever
Pelagian
Pelagian Islands
Pelargonium
Pelargonium graveolens
Pelargonium hortorum
Pelargonium limoneum
Pelargonium odoratissimum
Pelargonium peltatum
Pelasgian
Pelasgians
Pelasgic
Pele
Pele-type
Pelecanidae
Pelecanoididae
Pelecanus
Pelecanus erythrorhynchos
Pelecanus onocrotalus
Peleg
Peleus
Pelew
Pelham
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Pelican State
Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease
Pell's equation
Pella

Literary usage of Pelecanidae

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 pelecanidae. Pelicans. 2. Bill less than 12 inches long and without large pouch. Family Phalacrocoracidae. Cormorants. Order 5, ANSERES — Mergansers, ..."

2. The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art by Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1862)
"The genus Sula is referred to the family pelecanidae, among the ... But before we proceed with the analysis of the pelecanidae, I may perhaps be indulged in ..."

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