Casuaridae


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Noun1.Casuaridae - a family of large ostrich-like birds including cassowaries
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Casuariiformes, order Casuariiformes - a ratite bird order: cassowaries and emus
Casuarius, genus Casuarius - type and sole genus of the Casuaridae: cassowaries
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It is completely absent in Struthionidae, Rheidae, Casuaridae, Dromaidae and in a few species of Columbidae and Psittacidae (Johnston, 1988).