Definition of Podicipedidae
1. Noun. Coextensive with the order Podicipitiformes.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Colymbiformes, Order Colymbiformes, Order Podicipediformes, Order Podicipitiformes, Podicipediformes, Podicipitiformes
Member holonyms: Genus Podiceps, Podiceps, Genus Podilymbus, Podilymbus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Podicipedidae
Literary usage of Podicipedidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... and Podicipedidae, or Grel)es, may be here treated together. They are all water-birds with webbed or lobed toes and extraordinarily flattened metatarsi. ..."
2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"GREBE (Fr. gribe), the generally accepted name for all the birds of the family Podicipedidae,1 belonging to the group ..."
3. Biennial Report by Field Museum of Natural History (1902)
"Franklin's Rosy Gull. Sterna superciliaris antillarum. Least Tern. Podicipedidae : Grebes. Podilymbus podiceps. Pied-billed Grebe. ..."