Definition of Genus coracias
1. Noun. Type genus of the Coraciidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Coraciidae, Family Coraciidae
Member holonyms: Coracias Garrulus, European Roller
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Coracias
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. ..."