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- proper n. A taxonomic order within the subclass Neognathae — the loons or divers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. An order of large aquatic birds, including loons and some extinct forms.
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- n. large aquatic birds: loons and some extinct forms
Gavia + -iformes (Wiktionary)