Definition of Ploceus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Ploceidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ploceus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Ploceidae, Ploceidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ploceus

Plimmer's bodies
Plimsoll line
Plimsoll mark
Plimsoll marks
Plinian
Plinian eruption
Plinko
Pliny
Pliny the Elder
Pliny the Younger
Pliocene
Pliocene epoch
Plip
Plips
Ploceidae
Ploceus (current term)
Ploceus philippinus
Plotinian
Plotinic
Plotinist
Plotinists
Plotinus
Plott hound
Plotz bacillus
Plough Monday
Plough Sunday
Plovdiv
Plow Monday
Plowright

Literary usage of Ploceus

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1. Birds of Western Africa by William Swainson, William Jardine (1862)
"... therefore consider not only as new, but as highly interesting, inasmuch as it is an aberrant example of the genus, uniting the characters of Ploceus and ..."

2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"We subdivide them as follows: Ploceus, Cur.(2) The Weavers are provided with such a large beak, that they have been partly classed with the ..."

3. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"Of Ploceus capensis. Smith, (Ploceus abyssinicus, Cuv.), Dr. Smith states that it is difl'used over the more southerly districts of South Africa, ..."

4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"Ploceus spilonotus. Vigors. Description.—Upper part of the head gamboge-yellow slightly glossed with honey-yellow ; sides of the head, chin, ..."

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