Definition of Family rallidae

1. Noun. Rails; crakes; gallinules; coots.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Rallidae

family Pterodactylidae
family Ptilonorhynchidae
family Pucciniaceae
family Pulicidae
family Punicaceae
family Pygopodidae
family Pyralidae
family Pyralididae
family Pyrolaceae
family Pyrrhocoridae
family Pythiaceae
family Pythonidae
family Rachycentridae
family Rafflesiaceae
family Rajidae
family Rallidae
family Ramphastidae
family Ranidae
family Ranunculaceae
family Rapateaceae
family Raphidae
family Raphidiidae
family Recurvirostridae
family Reduviidae
family Regalecidae
family Resedaceae
family Rhamnaceae
family Rheidae
family Rhincodontidae
family Rhinobatidae

Literary usage of Family rallidae

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1. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"... skulking about in the reeds and grass. Of the families included here the Rallidae only occurs in Maine. family rallidae. Rails, Gallinules and Coots. ..."

2. The Water-fowl Family by Leonard Cutler Sanford, Louis Bennett Bishop, Theodore Strong Van Dyke (1903)
"family rallidae. The Kails, Gallinules, and Coots, A large family with many species, distributed over most of the world. Small or medium- sized birds with ..."

3. History of Saginaw County, Michigan by Michael A. Leeson, Damon Clarke (1881)
"family rallidae, or rail tribe, is comparatively well known here. It includes the Carolina rail, Virginia rail, Florida galli- nule, and coot, ..."

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