from The Century Dictionary.
- In Cuvier's system of classification, a division of Palmipedes, embracing diving-birds, as grebes, loons, auks, and penguins.
- In Sundevall's system of classification, the fourth phalanx of the cohort Cichlomorphæ, embracing three families of the short-winged, long-tailed wren-war-blers of the Australian, Indian, and Ethiopian regions.
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