family Pelecanoididae


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Noun1.family Pelecanoididae - diving petrels
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
order Procellariiformes, Procellariiformes - petrels; albatrosses; shearwaters; diving petrels
diving petrel - any of several small diving birds of southern hemisphere seas; somewhat resemble auks