Definition of Genus Trichoglossus

1. Noun. A genus of Loriinae.

Exact synonyms: Trichoglossus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Loriinae, Subfamily Loriinae
Member holonyms: Rainbow Lorikeet, Trichoglossus Moluccanus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Trichoglossus

genus Trapa
genus Trautvetteria
genus Trema
genus Tremella
genus Treponema
genus Triaenodon
genus Trialeurodes
genus Triatoma
genus Tribolium
genus Tribonema
genus Tribulus
genus Triceratops
genus Trichecus
genus Trichoceros
genus Trichodesmium
genus Trichoglossus (current term)
genus Tricholoma
genus Trichomanes
genus Trichomonas
genus Trichophaga
genus Trichophyton
genus Trichostema
genus Trichostigma
genus Trichosurus
genus Trichys
genus Tridacna
genus Trifolium
genus Triga
genus Triglochin
genus Trigonella

Literary usage of Genus Trichoglossus

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 (1896)
"... nectar and small insects from the bottom of flowers, and the flower-frequenting Parrots of the genus Trichoglossus also have a brushy tongue. ..."

2. The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea by Francis Henry Hill Guillemard (1889)
"... but among them we found a rare bird of the latter genus (Trichoglossus rosenbergi) , and several other beautiful lories, which we were glad enough to ..."

3. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"... passing into black at the extremity; irides rich hazel-yellow; feet flesh-brown; bill horn-colour. Genus TRICHOGLOSSUS, Vigors and Horsfield. ..."

4. A Catalogue of the Birds in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum (1858)
"Baja Lory, Shaw. KALA-SIBA LORI, Bengal, Blyth. A. and Drawing. Moluccas. From Finlayson's Collection. Genus TRICHOGLOSSUS, Vigors et Hors/., Tram. Linn. ..."

5. Zoological Recreations by William John Broderip (1849)
"Then there is the lovely genus Trichoglossus.* Like the humming-birds, those Peris of the feathered race, the food of these charming parakeets is, ..."

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