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Definition 1: (ornithology) the class of birds - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for aves in the sense of this definition

(aves is a kind of ...) (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders

(aves is a member of ...) cuckoos; touracos; etc.

(aves is a member of ...) rollers; kingfishers; hornbills; hoopoes; motmots; bee eaters; todies

(aves is a member of ...) term used in some classifications as nearly equivalent to the order Coraciiformes

(aves is a member of ...) swifts; hummingbirds

(aves is a member of ...) goatsuckers; frogmouths; oilbirds

(aves is a member of ...) woodpeckers; jacamars; puffbirds; barbets; honey guides; toucans

(aves is a member of ...) trogons

(aves is a member of ...) ducks; geese; swans; screamers

(aves is a member of ...) order of chiefly tropical marsh-dwelling fish-eating wading birds with long legs and bills and (except for flamingos) unwebbed feet: herons; storks; spoonbills; flamingos; ibises

(aves is a member of ...) inland marsh-dwelling birds with long legs and necks and bills that wade in water in search of food: cranes; rails; bustards

(aves is a member of ...) large diverse order of aquatic birds found along seacoasts and inland waters: shorebirds and coastal diving birds; most feed on anima life

(aves is a member of ...) large aquatic birds: loons and some extinct forms

(aves is a member of ...) grebes

(aves is a member of ...) pelicans; frigate birds; gannets; cormorants

(aves is a member of ...) penguins

(aves is a member of ...) petrels; albatrosses; shearwaters; diving petrels

(aves is a member of ...) an order of birds including parrots and amazons and cockatoos and lorikeets and lories and macaws and parakeets

(aves is a member of ...) sand grouse; pigeons; doves; extinct dodos and solitaires

(aves is a member of ...) pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins

(aves is a member of ...) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings

(aves is a member of ...) extinct primitive birds of the Triassic period; 70 million years before archaeopteryx

(aves is a member of ...) primitive reptile-like fossil birds of the Jurassic or early Cretaceous

(aves is a member of ...) used in former classifications to include all ratite bird orders

(aves is a member of ...) a ratite bird order: ostriches and related extinct birds; known from the Pleistocene onward

(aves is a member of ...) a ratite bird order: cassowaries and emus

(aves is a member of ...) a ratite bird order: flightless ground birds having vestigial wings and long bills and small eyes: kiwis

(aves is a member of ...) a ratite bird order: birds intermediate in characteristics between ostriches and emus: recent and extinct rheas

(aves is a member of ...) huge extinct flightless birds: elephant birds

(aves is a member of ...) owls

(aves is a member of ...) a bird that is still young

(aves is a member of ...) chiefly diurnal carnivorous birds having hooked beaks and long talons with opposable hind toe: falcons; hawks; eagles; ospreys; caracaras; vultures

(aves is a member of ...) term used in former classifications; erroneously grouped together birds of the orders Falconiformes and Strigiformes

(aves is a member of ...) largest order of birds comprising about half the known species; rooks; finches; sparrows; tits; warblers; robins; wrens; swallows; etc.; the four suborders are Eurylaimi and Tyranni and Menurae and Oscines or Passeres

(aves is a member of ...) a bird with feet adapted for perching (as on tree branches); this order is now generally abandoned by taxonomists

(aves is a member of ...) a ratite bird order: recently extinct flightless birds of New Zealand

(... is a member of aves) fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals

(aves belongs to category ...) the branch of zoology that studies birds

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