Definition of Dacelo

1. Noun. Australasian kingfishers.

Exact synonyms: Genus Dacelo
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Alcedinidae, Family Alcedinidae
Member holonyms: Dacelo Gigas, Kookaburra, Laughing Jackass



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dacelo

D valve
D wave
Da
DaCosta's syndrome
Da Fano
Da Fano's stain
Daae's disease
Daba
Dabb
Dabbs
Dabinett
Daboecia
Daboecia cantabrica
Dabson
Dacca
Dacelo (current term)
Dacelo gigas
Dachau
Dachfenster
Dacia
Dacian
Dacians
Dacninae
Daco-Romanian
Dacota
Dacotah
Dacotahs
Dacotas
Dacres
Dacridium laxifolius

Literary usage of Dacelo

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1. �Etudes m�edicales sur les serpents de la Vend�ee et de Loire-Inf�erieure by Ambroise Viaud-Grand-Marais, George Robert Gray (1848)
"Dacelo GIGAS. The great brown Kingfisher. Alcedo gigas Bodd. ... Dacelo gigas GR Gray, Gen. of B. ip Alcedo gigantea Lath. Ind. Orn. p. 245. ..."

2. Catalogue of the Mammalia and Birds of New Guinea, in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1859)
"Dacelo TYRO. Dacelo Tyro, GR Gray, Proc. ZS 1858, pl. 171. pl. 133. tj. Top, sides of head and back of ... Aru Islands. Procured from Mr. Wallace. Dacelo ..."

3. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"It will appear therefore more natural to consider Halcyon and Dacelo as one genus, which may be called by either name, but which must be distinguished by ..."

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