Definition of Genus Plautus

1. Noun. A genus of Alcidae.

Exact synonyms: Plautus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Alcidae, Family Alcidae
Member holonyms: Dovekie, Little Auk, Plautus Alle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Plautus

genus Plagianthus
genus Planera
genus Planococcus
genus Plantago
genus Plasmodiophora
genus Plasmodium
genus Platalea
genus Platanthera
genus Platanus
genus Platichthys
genus Platycerium
genus Platylobium
genus Platymiscium
genus Platypoecilus
genus Platystemon
genus Plautus (current term)
genus Plecotus
genus Plectania
genus Plectorrhiza
genus Plectranthus
genus Plectrophenax
genus Pleione
genus Pleiospilos
genus Plesianthropus
genus Plesiosaurus
genus Plethodon
genus Pleurobrachia
genus Pleuronectes
genus Pleurosorus
genus Pleurothallis

Literary usage of Genus Plautus

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

1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"Some varieties of the Razor-bill's eggs are not easy to distinguish from those of the Osprey." THE GREAT AUKS. genus Plautus. ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1917)
"Although it may be interesting to know that Brunnich described the Loon (Gavia immer), and the genus Plautus for the Great Auk, and that his work is ..."

3. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"Genus PLAUTUS Brunnich. 33. Plautus impennis (Linn.). Great Auk; Gare Fowl. Plumage in adults: Chin, throat, fore-neck, and sides of head and neck dark ..."

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