Definition of Genus Oxyura
1. Noun. Ruddy duck.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Anatidae, Family Anatidae
Member holonyms: Oxyura Jamaicensis, Ruddy Duck
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Oxyura
Literary usage of Genus Oxyura
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1. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1838)
"The species from which the genus Oxyura is established is bred, according to Nuttall (' Manual'), in the north, and principally haunts fresh-water lakes, ..."
2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1838)
"The species from which the genus Oxyura is established is bred, according to Nuttall ('Manual'), in the north, anri principally haunts fresh-water lakes, ..."
3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"... on account of its pointed tail, M. Ch. Bonap. makes his genus OXYURA. (2) It is to this second division that M. Ch. Bonap. particularly applies the name ..."
4. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"Species which are wingless in one or both sexes are found in many of the families; while in the genus Oxyura of the family ..."