alectorides definition

  • noun-plural:
    • a team of wild birds like the common fowl plus the pheasants.
  • others:
    • In Nitzsch's classification (1829), a small grouping of wild birds represented by the genera Dicholophus and Otis.
    • In Temminck's classification, a small grouping of birds of uncertain degree.
    • A. suborder or purchase of birds which include the cranes, rails, and their particular allies.
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