Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

coraciiform

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Coraciiformes, an order of birds including the kingfishers, bee-eaters, hoopoes, and hornbills
Show More

Word Origin

C20: from New Latin Coracias name of genus, from Greek korakias a chough + -i- + -form; related to Greek korax raven
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012