Definition of Fregatidae

1. Noun. Frigate birds.

Exact synonyms: Family Fregatidae
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Order Pelecaniformes, Pelecaniformes
Member holonyms: Fregata, Genus Fregata



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fregatidae

Freecyclers
Freedom Party
Freelander
Freelanders
Freeman
Freemason
Freemasonic
Freemasonry
Freemasons
Freeper
Freepers
Freetown
Freezone
Fregata
Fregatidae
Fregean
Fregoli delusion
Fregoli syndrome
Frei-Hoffmann reaction
Frei test
Freiberg's disease
Freiberg infraction
Freiburg
Frelimo
Fremantle
Fremantle Doctor
Fremont
Fremontia

Literary usage of Fregatidae

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1. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"Family fregatidae. Range.—Tropical seas, north regularly in America to the South Atlantic and Gulf coasts ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1894)
"fregatidae. Fregata. In the 'Proceedings' of the Zoological Society of London for this year (1894, p. 160) I published a brief article 'On the ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... except the fregatidae; the legs are set far back, the tibia is hardly visible, and the short thick toes are directed forwards, the small hallux alone ..."

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