family Bombycillidae


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Noun1.family Bombycillidae - a family of birds of the suborder Oscines
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
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