Definition of Genus Ploceus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Ploceidae.

Exact synonyms: Ploceus
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Ploceidae, Ploceidae



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ploceus

genus Plectania
genus Plectorrhiza
genus Plectranthus
genus Plectrophenax
genus Pleione
genus Pleiospilos
genus Plesianthropus
genus Plesiosaurus
genus Plethodon
genus Pleurobrachia
genus Pleuronectes
genus Pleurosorus
genus Pleurothallis
genus Pleurotus
genus Plicatoperipatus
genus Ploceus (current term)
genus Plumbago
genus Plumeria
genus Pluteus
genus Pluvialis
genus Pluvianus
genus Poa
genus Podalyria
genus Podargus
genus Podiceps
genus Podilymbus
genus Podocarpus
genus Podophyllum
genus Poecilocapsus
genus Poecilogale

Literary usage of Genus Ploceus

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

1. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1890)
"The eggs are either two or three in number, in the genus Ploceus pure white, ... Genus PLOCEUS, Cuvier, 1817. ..."

2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"The genus Amadina follows in Mr. Swainson's arrangement, and he speaks of the genus Ploceus thus defined as by far the most beautiful of the division of ..."

3. A List of the Genera of Birds: With Their Synonyma and an Indication of the by George Robert Gray (1841)
"... Strickland's Commentary The restricted genus Ploceus, Cuv., if Loxia philippina, Gm., be considered its type, will contain the greater part of the genus ..."

4. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1843)
"The genus Amadina follows in Mr. Swainson's arrangement, and he speaks of the genus Ploceus thus defined as by far the most beautiful of the division of ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"... genus Ploceus. Since his time others have been referred to its neighbourhood, and especially the genus ..."

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