Definition of Pelecanoididae
1. Noun. Diving petrels.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes
Member holonyms: Diving Petrel
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelecanoididae
Literary usage of Pelecanoididae
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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1921)
"... the family pelecanoididae (/oc. cit., p. 342) contains the statement, since universally accepted, that the "second" priman»' is slightly the longest. ..."