family Pteroclididae


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Noun1.family Pteroclididae - sandgrouses
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
sand grouse, sandgrouse - pigeon-like bird of arid regions of the Old World having long pointed wings and tail and precocial downy young
genus Pterocles, Pterocles - type genus of the Pteroclididae
genus Syrrhaptes, Syrrhaptes - a genus of Pteroclididae