Definition of Genus Trogon
1. Noun. Type genus of the Trogonidae.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Trogon
Literary usage of Genus Trogon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"E. genus Trogon. Trogon BRISSON-. Orn., IV, 1860, 164. 6 species, all belonging to the modern genus ..."
2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... the skin is very tender, and renders the operation of skinning so difficult that the natives dry the body with the feathers on.—In the genus trogon ..."
3. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"... skin is very tender, and renders the operation of skinning so difficult that the natives dry the body with the feathers on.—In the genus trogon (Mo?hr. ..."
4. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"Genus TROGON Auctorum. Mexican Trogon. Metallic golden-green ; face and sides of head black ; below from the breast carmine ; a white collar on the throat ..."
5. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus Trogon — Trogons — has the bill broad, both mandibles serrated, and the anterior toes united beyond the first joint. ..."