Definition of Family Ziphiidae
1. Noun. Beaked whales; in some especially former classifications included in the family Physeteridae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Odontoceti, Suborder Odontoceti
Member holonyms: Beaked Whale, Genus Hyperoodon, Hyperoodon
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Ziphiidae
Literary usage of Family Ziphiidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1922)
"True: An account of the Beaked Whales of the family Ziphiidae in the Collection of the United States National Museum, with remarks on some specimens in ..."