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Noun1.Raphidae - extinct dodos and solitaires
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Columbiformes, order Columbiformes - sand grouse; pigeons; doves; extinct dodos and solitaires
genus Raphus, Raphus - type genus of the Raphidae: dodos
genus Pezophaps, Pezophaps - constituted by the extinct solitaire
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35 The extinct bird family of the Raphidae, found only on Indian Ocean islands, consisted of two kinds of solitaire and which other more famous species?