Definition of Clangula
1. Noun. A genus of ducks.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Member holonyms: Clangula Hyemalis, Old Squaw, Oldwife
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clangula
Literary usage of Clangula
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)
"Lake Erie, Maine, and New Brunswick south to southern California, central Mexico, and Florida; occurs in Bermuda. Clangula islandica (GMELIN). ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
""Genus Clangula, Gesner (Carrot)." The only species mentioned, and the only one that called for notice in this connection, is "Clangula ..."
3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(2) We may also separate Clangula, Leach. In which the bill is short and narrower towards the end; and place first on the list, those species the middle ..."
4. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1830)
"... the facts and discoveries which form the basis of this very original work, now in the progress of publication. 28. Cross of the Anas clangula and Mergus ..."
5. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1830)
"Cross of the Antis clangula and Mergus albellus. ... meeting naturalists in Berlin, a bird, which appears intermediate betwe the Anas clangula and Mergus ..."
6. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"This becomes GENUS Clangula LEACH. Clangula LEACH, in Ross's Voy. Discov. ... hence becomes Clangula clangula americana BONAP. ..."