Definition of Genus casuarius

1. Noun. Type and sole genus of the Casuaridae: cassowaries.

Exact synonyms: Casuarius
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Casuaridae, Family Casuaridae
Member holonyms: Cassowary



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Casuarius

genus Carum
genus Carya
genus Caryocar
genus Caryota
genus Casmerodius
genus Castanea
genus Castanopsis
genus Castilleia
genus Castilleja
genus Castor
genus Castoroides
genus Casuarina
genus Casuarius
genus Catacala
genus Catalpa
genus Catananche
genus Catasetum
genus Catha
genus Catharacta
genus Catharanthus
genus Cathartes
genus Cathaya
genus Catoptrophorus
genus Catostomus
genus Cattleya
genus Caulophyllum
genus Cavia

Literary usage of Genus casuarius

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1903)
"... species of the genus Casuarius. The cassowary of the island of Ceram is one of the best known. It is the helmeted cassowary of science (C. galeatus). ..."

2. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus casuarius has even shorter wings than the Ostriches, and feathers which resemble pendent hairs, and three toes, each furnished with a nail. ..."

3. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1877)
"Further Remarks on the Cassowaries living in the Society's Gardens, and on other Species of the genus casuarius. Tom. cit. pp. 84-87. ..."

4. Natural History: A Manual of Zoology for Schools, Colleges, and the General by Sanborn Tenney (1872)
"The genus casuarius has even shorter wings than the Ostriches, and feathers which resemble pendent hairs, and three toes, each furnished with a nail. ..."

5. A Text-book of Zoogeography by Frank Evers Beddard (1895)
"The species of the genus Casuarius' present an excellent instance of the specialisation of a genus when its region is broken up by barriers ..."

6. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1873)
"... a list of the other known species of the genus Casuarius, and an account of their geographical distribution, were added,—from Dr. A. Giinther, ..."

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