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|Noun||1.||family Meropidae - bee-eaters |
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
bee eater - colorful chiefly tropical Old World bird having a strong graceful flight; feeds on especially bees