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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Phaethontiformes — tropicbirds.

Etymologies

Phaethon +‎ -idae (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Phaethontidae: Elongated central tail streamers, long wings, pelagic.

    Chapter 8

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