Definition of Pandion

1. Noun. Type genus of the Pandionidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Pandion
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Pandionidae, Pandionidae
Member holonyms: Fish Eagle, Fish Hawk, Osprey, Pandion Haliaetus, Sea Eagle



Definition of Pandion

1. Proper noun. (Greek mythology) The name of two kings of Athens (Pandion I and Pandion II). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pandion

Panchatantra
Panchen Lama
Panchen Lamas
Pancho Villa
Pancoast's suture
Pancoast syndrome
Pancyprian
Pandanaceae
Pandanales
Pandanus
Pandanus tectorius
Pandarus
Pandavas
Pandean
Pandeth
Pandion (current term)
Pandion haliaetus
Pandionidae
Pandora
Pandora's box
Pandora's boxes
Pandoran
Pandu
Pandy
Pandy's reaction
Pandæmonium
PanenDeism
PanenTheism
PanenTheist
PanenTheists

Literary usage of Pandion

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"Pandion haliaetus carolinensis (Gmel.). (364) Synonyms: American Osprey, ... Pandion carolinensis of authors generally.—Pandion americanus, Vieill. ..."

2. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"Pandion leucocephalus, Gould, in Proc. of Zool. Soc., part vp 138. Gouldii, Kaup, Isis, 1847, p. ... Like its near allies of Europe and America (Pandion ..."

3. Ovid: Selected Works, with Notes and Vocabulary by Ovid (1900)
"Carried by her lord to Thrace, the queen longs for her sister Philomela ; Tereus undertakes to carry this request to King Pandion, and prevails upon him to ..."

4. The Birds of America by John James Audubon (1840)
"GENUS V.—Pandion, Sav. OSPREY. Bill short, as broad as deep at the base, ... Pandion HALIAETUS, Savig. PLATE XV.—MALE. The habits of this famed bird differ ..."

5. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1874)
"Distance between tips of primaries and tips 6. Distance between tips of primaries and seof secondaries greater than length of tarsus 79. Pandion ..."

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