Definition of Genus Merops
1. Noun. Type genus of the Meropidae.
Genus Merops Pictures
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Merops
Literary usage of Genus Merops
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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 ..."