Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Gruiformes — the cranes.

Etymologies

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Grus +‎ -idae

Examples

  • A wild river called the Amur on the Chinese – Russian border is global headquarters to the family Gruidae — the cranes.

    Birds Out of Time

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