Definition of Steatornithidae

1. Noun. Oilbirds.

Exact synonyms: Family Steatornithidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Caprimulgiformes, Order Caprimulgiformes
Member holonyms: Genus Steatornis, Steatornis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Steatornithidae

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Stations
Stations of the Cross
Statistical Commission
Statue of Liberty
Stavanger
Stavka
Stavropol
Stavros
Stayman
Stayman Winesap
Ste.
Steadicam
Steatornis
Steatornis caripensis
Steatornithidae
Steele
Steenie
Stef
Stefan
Stefan Wyszynski
Stefan Zweig
Stefani
Stefanie
Stefany
Steff
Steffens
Steffi
Steffi Graf
Steffie

Literary usage of Steatornithidae

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"It was subsequently separated as forming a subfamily, and has at last been regarded as the type of a distinct family, steatornithidae—a view which, ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"Apart from the steatornithidae, the skull is flattened, the eyes are large, the beak is short and extremely broad, being hooked and toothed in the ..."

3. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... or todies; Momotidae, or motmots; steatornithidae. the guácharo, or oil-bird ; Cracidae, or curassows ; Tinamidae, ..."

4. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"... or motmots; steatornithidae. the guacharo, or oil-bird; Cracidae, or curassows; Tinamidae, or tinamous; ..."

5. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History) by George Albert Boulenger (1894)
"... and steatornithidae, by Ernst Hartert Pp. xvi. 703. Woodcuts and 14 coloured Plates. [With Systematic and Alphabetical Indexes.] 1892, 8vo. ..."

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