Definition of Genus Pipilo
1. Noun. Towhees.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Cheewink, Chewink, Pipilo Erythrophthalmus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pipilo
Literary usage of Genus Pipilo
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1886)
"... genus Pipilo otters much the same case ; and there is a further singular parallelism between the two. ..."
2. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"Fox Sparrow. Eastern North America; from the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico, west to the plains; breeds north of the United States. genus Pipilo. VIEILL. ..."
3. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1863)
"... among fallen leaves along the fences, in thickets, and brier patches, in quest of the seeds, and worms, &c., which are concealed there. 89. genus Pipilo ..."