Definition of Genus Poephila
1. Noun. Grassfinches.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Ploceidae, Ploceidae
Member holonyms: Grass Finch, Grassfinch, Poephila Castanotis, Zebra Finch
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Poephila
Literary usage of Genus Poephila
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1. An introduction to the Birds of Australia by John Gould (1848)
"Genus POEPHILA. Bill considerably swollen at the base, rendering it nearly as deep and broad as it is long; wings moderately long, the first quill ..."
2. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"... is much more numer- •esented in Australasia. n. a bird-name, first 1 Australia, in 1848, by the genus Poephila •er), and since extended genera of birds. ..."