[ ahr-dee-id ]
/ ˈɑr di ɪd /
belonging or pertaining to the family Ardeidae, comprising the herons and bitterns.
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Origin of ardeid
< New Latin Ardeidae name of the family, equivalent to Arde(a) name of the genus (Latin: heron) + -idae -id2
Words nearby ardeid
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Example sentences from the Web for ardeid
The family of Ardeid is, therefore, divided into five sub-families, the three last of which each comprises a single genus.