Definition of Amazona
1. Noun. A genus of Psittacidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Psittacidae, Psittacidae
Member holonyms: Amazon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amazona
Literary usage of Amazona
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Fortunately, all the species of amazona which have been recorded from the Greater Antilles have survived, though in greatly diminished numbers, ..."
2. Argentine Ornithology: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Birds of the Argentine by Philip Lutley Sclater, William Henry Hudson (1889)
"C. amazona is also found as far south as Buenos Ayres, where I have always seen them singly or in pairs. Its usual cry is exceedingly loud, hard, ..."
3. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1912)
"In a single aberrant specimen of C. amazona the bill is distinctly ... In C. amazona they are considerably longer, narrower and less blended and the crest ..."