Definition of Genus Oxyura

1. Noun. Ruddy duck.

Exact synonyms: Oxyura
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Anatidae, Family Anatidae
Member holonyms: Oxyura Jamaicensis, Ruddy Duck



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Oxyura

genus Ostryopsis
genus Otaria
genus Othonna
genus Otis
genus Otus
genus Ouranopithecus
genus Ovalipes
genus Ovibos
genus Ovis
genus Oxalis
genus Oxandra
genus Oxybelis
genus Oxydendrum
genus Oxylebius
genus Oxytropis
genus Oxyura (current term)
genus Oxyuranus
genus Ozonium
genus Ozothamnus
genus Pachycephala
genus Pachyrhizus
genus Pachysandra
genus Packera
genus Padda
genus Paeonia
genus Pagellus
genus Pagophila
genus Pagophilus
genus Pagrus
genus Pagurus

Literary usage of Genus Oxyura

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

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 ..."

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