Definition of Genus Agapornis

1. Noun. A genus of Psittacidae.

Exact synonyms: Agapornis
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Psittacidae, Psittacidae
Member holonyms: Lovebird



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Agapornis

genus Aepyceros
genus Aepyornis
genus Aerides
genus Aerobacter
genus Aeschynanthus
genus Aesculus
genus Aethionema
genus Aethusa
genus Aetobatus
genus Aframomum
genus Afrocarpus
genus Afropavo
genus Agalinis
genus Agama
genus Agapanthus
genus Agapornis (current term)
genus Agaricus
genus Agastache
genus Agathis
genus Agave
genus Agdestis
genus Agelaius
genus Ageratina
genus Ageratum
genus Agkistrodon
genus Aglaomorpha
genus Aglaonema
genus Agonus
genus Agrimonia
genus Agriocharis

Literary usage of Genus Agapornis

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

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"LOVE-BIRD, one of the very small parrots of the genus Agapornis, not larger than sparrows, which show extreme affection for one another, two or more sitting ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederic Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1899)
"The Ethiopian genus Agapornis shares with the Neotropical Psittacula the appellation Love-lard, due to their habit of sitting huddled together, their mutual ..."

3. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"Love Bird, popular name for the small Old World parrots of the genus Agapornis, given them on account of their affection for one another. ..."

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