Definition of Gallinula

1. Noun. Gallinules.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallinula

Gallia
Gallian
Galliano
Gallianos
Gallic
Gallican
Gallicanism
Gallicans
Gallicism
Gallie's transplant
Galliformes
Gallinago
Gallinago gallinago
Gallinago gallinago delicata
Gallinago media
Gallinula
Gallinula chloropus
Gallinula chloropus cachinnans
Gallirallus
Gallo
Gallo-
Gallo-Italian
Gallo-Roman
Gallo-Romans
Gallomania
Gallophilia
Gallophilias
Gallophone
Galloway
Gallup

Literary usage of Gallinula

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1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"gallinula, Briss. Orn. vi. p. 3 (1760). Type, G. chloropus (Linn.). The Water-Hens are distinguished by their red frontal shield, the plumage being sombre ..."

2. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1884)
"... among strong rushes, or coarse long grass, and the luxuriant vegetation common to moist grounds. In such places the Jack * Scolopax gallinula, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria by Royal Society of Victoria (1902)
"Hanley indicates that on the authority of Deshayes, V. lago- pus, Lamarck, and V. gallinula, Lamarck, are identical, and the habitat of each is given as New ..."

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