Definition of Genus Dromaius
1. Noun. A genus of birds in the order Casuariiformes.
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
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, ..."