Definition of Ectopistes migratorius

1. Noun. Gregarious North American migratory pigeon now extinct.

Exact synonyms: Passenger Pigeon
Generic synonyms: Pigeon
Group relationships: Ectopistes, Genus Ectopistes



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ectopistes Migratorius

Eck fistula
Ecker's fissure
Eckhart
Eco47II methyltransferase
Eco RI
Eco RII
Economic Commission for Africa
Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East
Economic Commission for Europe
Economic Commission for Latin America
Economic and Social Council
Economic and Social Council commission
Ecstasy
Ectasian
Ectopistes
Ectopistes migratorius (current term)
Ecuador
Ecuadoran
Ecuadoran monetary unit
Ecuadorean
Ecuadoreans
Ecuadorian
Ecuadorian Sign Language
Ecuadorianism
Ecuadorianness
Ecuadorians
Ecumenical Patriarch
Ecumenical Patriarchs
Ecumenopolis
Ecumenopolitan

Literary usage of Ectopistes migratorius

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1. The History of the Collections Contained in the Natural History Departments by British Museum (Natural History), Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1906)
"650 (= Geopelia striata [L.]). Canada Turtle, p. 658 (= Ectopistes migratorius ... With long tails. Passenger Pigeon, p. 661 (= Ectopistes migratorius ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"The following is the only representative of the genus :— I. THE AMERICAN PASSENGER PIGEON. Ectopistes migratorius. Ectopistes migratorius ..."

3. List of the Specimens of Birds in the Collection of the British Museum by George Robert Gray (1848)
"'M2: Tartar (Ectopistes) migratorius, Reichenb. Syst. Av. p. xxv. Temm. Pig. t. 48, 49; mis. Amer. Orn. pi. 44. f. 1. Pr. B. Consp. Gen. Av. ii. p. 59. a. ..."

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