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Noun1.Coraciidae - rollers
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Coraciiformes, order Coraciiformes - rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies
roller - Old World bird that tumbles or rolls in flight; related to kingfishers
Coracias, genus Coracias - type genus of the Coraciidae
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The third family is the Coraciidae, or rollers, which are related to the Brachypteraciidae and Leptosomatidae, two families endemic to Madagascar.