Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Cariamiformes — the seriemas.

Etymologies

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Cariama +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Sous-ordre Cariamae (Cariamidae et Phorusrhacidae).

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • They are universally agreed to be relatives of the living seriemas (Cariamidae), but differ from them in having a far more robust bill and jaws, smaller bony processes on the humerus, and a narrower pelvis.

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  • Nothing short of the direct temptation of the evil one could lead you to entertain so monstrous a doctrine, as that you propound about Cariamidae.

    The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley

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