Definition of Genus coracias

1. Noun. Type genus of the Coraciidae.

Exact synonyms: Coracias
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Coraciidae, Family Coraciidae
Member holonyms: Coracias Garrulus, European Roller



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Coracias

genus Connochaetes
genus Conocarpus
genus Conoclinium
genus Conopodium
genus Conradina
genus Consolida
genus Contopus
genus Conuropsis
genus Convallaria
genus Convolvulus
genus Conyza
genus Copernicia
genus Coprinus
genus Coptis
genus Coracias
genus Coragyps
genus Corallorhiza
genus Corchorus
genus Cordaites
genus Cordia
genus Cordyline
genus Cordylus
genus Coregonus
genus Coreopsis
genus Coriandrum
genus Corixa
genus Cornus
genus Corokia
genus Coronilla

Literary usage of Genus coracias

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1. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1837)
"which seems to spread itself verv generally over the eastern world, was originally placed by Linnaeus among the Rollers, or his genus Coracias; and although ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"genus coracias. Coracias, Linn. Syst. Nat. ip 150 (1766). Type, C. garrulus (L.). As has been already mentioned, the Rollers are somewhat like Crows in ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"The genus Coracias ranges over temperate Europe, all Africa, and Central and Southern Asia eastwards to Celebes, where C. temmincki alone occurs. ..."

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