Definition of Genus amazona
1. Noun. A genus of Psittacidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Psittacidae, Psittacidae
Member holonyms: Amazon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Amazona
Literary usage of Genus amazona
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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Although larger and stronger than parrots, they appear to be even more attached to the mainland than are they: whereas species of the genus Amazona are ..."
2. Bulletin by Smithsonian Institution, Dept. of the Interior, United States Dept. of the Interior, United States National Museum, United States (1916)
"Mag., п. в., i, no. 6, June, 1827, 438 (purchased in city of Mexico; coll. Bullock). Genus AMAZONA Lesson. Amazona LESSON, Traité d' Orn., 1831, 189. ..."