family Balaenicipitidae

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Balaenicipitidae - shoebillsfamily Balaenicipitidae - shoebills        
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Ciconiiformes, order Ciconiiformes - order of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises
Balaeniceps, genus Balaeniceps - type genus of the Balaenicipitidae: shoebills