Definition of Pelecanidae
1. Noun. Pelicans.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Pelecaniformes, Pelecaniformes
Member holonyms: Pelican, Genus Pelecanus, Pelecanus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelecanidae
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 ..."