Definition of Genus Dromaius

1. Noun. A genus of birds in the order Casuariiformes.

Exact synonyms: Dromaius
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Casuariiformes, Order Casuariiformes
Member holonyms: Dromaius Novaehollandiae, Emu, Emu Novaehollandiae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dromaius

genus Doodia
genus Doronicum
genus Dorotheanthus
genus Doryopteris
genus Dovyalis
genus Draba
genus Dracaena
genus Draco
genus Dracocephalum
genus Dracontium
genus Dracula
genus Dracunculus
genus Dreissena
genus Drepanis
genus Drimys
genus Dromaius (current term)
genus Drosera
genus Drosophila
genus Drosophyllum
genus Dryadella
genus Dryas
genus Drymarchon
genus Drymoglossum
genus Drynaria
genus Dryopithecus
genus Dryopteris
genus Drypis
genus Dugong
genus Dumetella
genus Durio

Literary usage of Genus Dromaius

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1. Handbook to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1865)
"Genus DROMAIUS, Vieillot. At least two species of this form inhabit Australia, to which country and Tasmania they are restricted. ..."

2. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"... Genus DROMAIUS. I formerly entertained an opinion that there were two species of Emu inhabiting Australia, but I have not had sufficient proofs that ..."

3. Chambers's Information for the People by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1875)
"Cassowary (genus Dromaius), order Cursores, in Carbonic oxide, 323. Carboniferous system, in Geology, 26. Carburetted hydrogen gas, or fire-damp, in Mining, ..."

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