Definition of Genus Arenaria

1. Noun. Sandworts.

Exact synonyms: Arenaria
Generic synonyms: Caryophylloid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Carnation Family, Caryophyllaceae, Family Caryophyllaceae, Pink Family
Member holonyms: Sandwort

2. Noun. Turnstones.
Exact synonyms: Arenaria
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Charadriidae, Family Charadriidae
Member holonyms: Turnstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Arenaria

genus Archeopteryx
genus Archidiskidon
genus Archilochus
genus Architeuthis
genus Archosargus
genus Arctictis
genus Arctium
genus Arctocebus
genus Arctocephalus
genus Arctonyx
genus Arctostaphylos
genus Arctotis
genus Ardea
genus Ardisia
genus Areca
genus Arenaria (current term)
genus Arenga
genus Arethusa
genus Argemone
genus Argentina
genus Argentinosaurus
genus Argiope
genus Argonauta
genus Argusianus
genus Argynnis
genus Argyranthemum
genus Argyreia
genus Argyrotaenia
genus Argyroxiphium
genus Arilus

Literary usage of Genus Arenaria

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

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 ..."

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