Definition of Genus Emberiza
1. Noun. Old World buntings.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Emberizidae, Subfamily Emberizidae, Subfamily Emberizinae
Member holonyms: Emberiza Hortulana, Ortolan, Ortolan Bunting, Emberiza Schoeniclus, Reed Bunting, Emberiza Citrinella, Yellow Bunting, Yellowhammer, Emberiza Aureola, Yellow-breasted Bunting
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Emberiza
Literary usage of Genus Emberiza
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1. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1890)
"Genus EMBERIZA, Briss., 1760. Fig. 70.—Head of E. aureola. The genus Emberiza contains the typical Buntings, which are crestless and have a slightly forked ..."
2. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1827)
"... at the head of his genus Emberiza. By M. Temminck it is arranged with the Buntings, forming with Emberiza nivalis his second section of that genus, ..."
3. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1834)
"... or else the species in question might be referred as correctly to one genus as the other. Linnaeus founded the genus Emberiza on a peculiar form ..."