Definition of Amazona

1. Noun. A genus of Psittacidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Amazona
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Psittacidae, Psittacidae
Member holonyms: Amazon



Amazona Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amazona

Amaterasu
Amaterasu Omikami
Amati
Amatis
Amauropelta
Amaya
Amazigh
Amazighs
Amazon
Amazon River
Amazon ant
Amazon lilies
Amazon lily
Amazon milk frog
Amazon milk frogs
Amazona
Amazonas
Amazonian
Amazonian antshrike
Amazonian antshrikes
Amazonian epoch
Amazonomachies
Amazonomachy
Amazons
Ambai
Ambakich
Ambala
Ambala Ayta
Ambard's constant
Ambard's laws

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 ..."

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