Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Suliformes — the frigatebirds.

Etymologies

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Fregata +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Fregatidae: Mainly black, deeply forked tail, slender body, hooked bill, never land on water - feathers not waterproof.

    Chapter 8

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