Definition of Atrichornis
1. Noun. Type genus of the Atrichornithidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Atrichornithidae, Family Atrichornithidae
Member holonyms: Scrub Bird, Scrub-bird, Scrubbird
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Atrichornis
Literary usage of Atrichornis
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1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"... each with one genus, Menura and atrichornis respectively. The former possesses three pairs <jf vocal muscles, the latter only two pairs ;' Menura, ..."