Definition of Anatidae

1. Noun. Swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anatidae

Anas platyrhynchos
Anas querquedula
Anas rubripes
Anasa
Anasa tristis
Anasazi
Anasazis
Anaspida
Anastacia
Anastasi
Anastasia
Anastasius
Anastatica
Anastatica hierochuntica
Anastomus
Anatidae (current term)
Anatole
Anatole France
Anatoli
Anatoli Karpov
Anatoli Yevgenevich Karpov
Anatolia
Anatolian
Anatolian language
Anatolians
Anatolias
Anatolius
Anaxagoras
Anaxagorean
Anaxarchus

Literary usage of Anatidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"Order V. ANSERES. DUCKS, GEESE AND SWANS. Family Anatidae. The birds comprising this family are of greatly ..."

2. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"Family Anatidae The birds comprising this family are of greatly varying sizes, but all have webbed feet, and generally the bill is broader than high, ..."

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