Definition of Genus Pluvianus
1. Noun. Coursers.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Glareolidae, Glareolidae
Member holonyms: Crocodile Bird, Pluvianus Aegyptius
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Pluvianus
Literary usage of Genus Pluvianus
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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 (1840)
"... is effected through the interposition of some of the longer-limbed species, and by the members of the genus Pluvianus. It also connects, he thinks, ..."
2. Birds of Great Britain and Ireland: Parts 1-4 by William Jardine (1866)
"... wings ample, more or less rounded, second or third quills often long- * The Lapwings are so nearly allied to the genus Pluvianus, that although we are ..."