Definition of Genus Arenaria
1. Noun. Sandworts.
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Sandwort
2. Noun. Turnstones.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Charadriidae, Family Charadriidae
Member holonyms: Turnstone
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arenaria
Literary usage of Genus Arenaria
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1. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1919)
"... nearly cosmopolitan in its range though breeding only far northward, the other peculiar to the Pacific coast of North America. Genus ARENARIA Brisson. ..."
2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1896)
"... reduced the four-toed genus Squatarola to a subgenus of Charadrius, yet left the three-toed genus Arenaria (or Calidris} in full fig apart from ..."
3. Wild flowers by Anne Pratt (1853)
"THE name of the genus Arenaria, from Arena, sand, is indicative of the soil on which most of the species are found. The plant figured here is frequent on ..."