Definition of Genus Merops

1. Noun. Type genus of the Meropidae.

Exact synonyms: Merops
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Meropidae, Meropidae

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Merops

genus Menopon
genus Mentha
genus Menticirrhus
genus Mentzelia
genus Menura
genus Menyanthes
genus Menziesia
genus Mephitis
genus Mercenaria
genus Mercurialis
genus Mergus
genus Meriones
genus Merlangus
genus Merluccius
genus Merops (current term)
genus Mertensia
genus Meryta
genus Mesembryanthemum
genus Mesocricetus
genus Mesohippus
genus Mespilus
genus Mesua
genus Metasequoia
genus Metroxylon
genus Microcentrum
genus Micrococcus
genus Microdipodops
genus Microgramma
genus Micromeria

Literary usage of Genus Merops

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

1. Illustrations of British Ornithology by Prideaux John Selby (1833)
"Of the various forms belonging to this family, we possess but two examples, viz. a single species of the genus Merops, and another of the genus Coracias, ..."

2. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1895)
"Genus MEROPS, Linn., 1766. Bill very long, slender, and pointed, nostrils partially covered by plumes ; a few small ..."

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