Definition of Genus cariama
1. Noun. The type genus of the Cariamidae comprising only the crested cariama.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Cariamidae, Family Cariamidae
Member holonyms: Cariama Cristata, Crested Cariama, Seriema
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Cariama
Literary usage of Genus cariama
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1. A Year in Brazil: With Notes on the Abolition of Slavery, the Finances of by Hastings Charles Dent (1886)
"... American ornithological fauna, to which belong species of the ancient times, there are two very remarkable and quite special genera : the genus Cariama ..."
2. The Geographical Distribution of Animals: With a Study of the Relations of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1876)
"The genus Cariama (2 sp.), consists of remarkable crested birds inhabiting the mountains and open plains of Brazil and La Plata. ..."