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|Noun||1.||family Cinclidae - water ouzels|
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
water ouzel, dipper - small stocky diving bird without webbed feet; frequents fast-flowing streams and feeds along the bottom