Definition of Podicipitiformes
1. Noun. Grebes.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Aves, Class Aves
Member holonyms: Podicipitiform Seabird, Family Podicipedidae, Podicipedidae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Podicipitiformes
Literary usage of Podicipitiformes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1904)
"... in a Suborder Podicipitiformes. Therefore I can proceed to the consideration of the osteology of the grebes. THE SKELETON OF THE GREBES. ..."
2. Bulletin by New York State Museum of Natural History, New York State Museum (1909)
"... we find the Anseriformes, Podicipitiformes, and the Ciconiiformes as suborders arrayed under his order ..."