Definition of Genus Eschrichtius
1. Noun. Type and sole genus of the Eschrichtiidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Eschrichtiidae, Family Eschrichtiidae
Member holonyms: Devilfish, Eschrichtius Gibbosus, Eschrichtius Robustus, Gray Whale, Grey Whale
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Eschrichtius
Literary usage of Genus Eschrichtius
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1. Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of (1864)
"... when he established the new genus Eschrichtius for the whale it represents, to which he gave the name Eschrichtius robustus, which must, therefore, ..."
2. Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall by Royal Geological Society of Cornwall (1878)
"... but it afterwards constituted the type of Dr. Gray's 'genus Eschrichtius,\ which designation has been adopted by Lilljeborg in his more recent and ..."
3. Transactions by Royal Geological Society of Cornwall (1875)
"... but it afterwards constituted the type of Dr. Gray's genus Eschrichtius,} which designation has been adopted by Lilljeborg in his more recent and ..."