Definition of Genus numenius

1. Noun. Curlews.

Exact synonyms: Numenius
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Scolopacidae, Scolopacidae
Member holonyms: Curlew



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Numenius

genus Nolina
genus Nomia
genus Nopalea
genus Nostoc
genus Notechis
genus Notemigonus
genus Nothofagus
genus Nothosaurus
genus Notomys
genus Notonecta
genus Notophthalmus
genus Notornis
genus Notoryctus
genus Notropis
genus Nucifraga
genus Numenius
genus Numida
genus Nuphar
genus Nuytsia
genus Nyctaginia
genus Nyctereutes
genus Nycticebus
genus Nycticorax
genus Nyctimene
genus Nymphaea
genus Nymphalis
genus Nymphicus
genus Nypa
genus Nyssa

Literary usage of Genus numenius

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1. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"Genus NUMENIUS. Numenius longirostris. Long-billed Curlew. Arrive in May, and are with us till late in September. They fly in flocks of sK: twenty, ..."

2. Essay on the Theory of the Earth by Georges Cuvier, Robert Jameson (1827)
"... which is a Vulture; but it is a bird of the genus Numenius, and of the sub-genus Ibis, which has hitherto been described and figured only by Bruce, ..."

3. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"... Carolina to southern Brazil and central Peru; straggles to Great Britain and Helgoland. genus numenius BRISSON. Numenius BRISSON, Orn., V, 1760, 311. ..."

4. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"... in the two genera are different, and are now currently referred to five different genera. genus numenius. Numenius BRISSON, Orn., V, 1760, 311. ..."

5. Essay on the Theory of the Earth by Georges Cuvier, Robert Jameson (1827)
"... which is a Vulture; but it is a bird of the genus Numenius, and of the sub-genus Ibis, which has hitherto been described and figured only by Bruce, ..."

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