Definition of Genus archilochus
1. Noun. A genus of Trochilidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Trochilidae, Trochilidae
Member holonyms: Archilochus Colubris
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Archilochus
Literary usage of Genus archilochus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"80. (Mexico.) RANGE.— Mountains of southern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico, extreme western Texas, and Mexico to Oaxaca. genus archilochus REICHENBACH. ..."
2. Western Birds by Harriet Williams Myers (1922)
"The young are fed for a few days after they leave the nest, but they also fly from flower to flower and delve in for themselves. genus archilochus: BLACK- ..."