palamedeae definition

  • noun-plural:
    • An order, or suborder, including the kamichi, and allied South American birds; -- called also screamers. In many anatomical characters they are allied to the Anseres, but they externally resemble the wading birds.
  • others:
    • In Sclater's system of classification (1880), an order of birds, containing just the household Palamedeid√¶.

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