Definition of Genus Aquila

1. Noun. A genus of Accipitridae.

Exact synonyms: Aquila
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Accipitridae, Family Accipitridae
Member holonyms: Aquila Chrysaetos, Golden Eagle, Aquila Rapax, Tawny Eagle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Aquila

genus Aphyllanthes
genus Apios
genus Apis
genus Apium
genus Aplectrum
genus Aplodontia
genus Aplysia
genus Apocynum
genus Apodemus
genus Apogon
genus Aporocactus
genus Appendicularia
genus Aptenodytes
genus Apteryx
genus Apus
genus Aquila (current term)
genus Aquilegia
genus Ara
genus Arabidopsis
genus Arabis
genus Arachis
genus Aralia
genus Aramus
genus Aranea
genus Araneus
genus Araucaria
genus Araujia
genus Arbutus
genus Arca
genus Arcella

Literary usage of Genus Aquila

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1. Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences by Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences (1915)
"In removing the species from the genus Aquila, it becomes necessary to create a new genus to contain it, and I here propose for it the name of MINERVA, ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"genus Aquila, Aquila, Briss. Orn. ip 419 (1760). Type. ... It must be remembered that all members of the genus Aquila have feathered legs, and thus it is ..."

3. An Introduction to the Birds of Great Britain by John Gould (1873)
"Four species frequent the British Islands— namely, two of the genus Aquila, one of Haliaetus, ... Genus AQUILA. 3. ..."

4. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1835)
"The white-headed osprey (Pandion leucocephalus, mini,) is also called Haliaeetus, or sea eagle, although not in the genus Aquila. ..."

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